Author(s): Angela Spinney; Daphne Habibis; Sean McNelis
Description: Indigenous Australians are 14 times more likely to become homeless than other Australians, and their homelessness situations are likely to be more severe. This research examined how the changing mix of government and non-government, direct and indirect funding influences the provision of services to Indigenous Australians and its outcomes.
Spinney, A., Habibis, D. and McNelis, S. (2016) Safe and sound? How funding mix affects homelessness support for Indigenous Australians, AHURI Final Report No. 272, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/272
Brackertz, N., Fotheringham, M., Winter, I. (2016) Effectiveness of the homelessness service system, AHURI Research Paper No. , Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/research-papers/effectiveness-of-the-homelessness-service-system
Description: This research investigated how well tenancy management arrangements are working under the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing (NPARIH); the appropriateness and effectiveness of the tenancy management policy and service delivery approaches; and the efficiency and value for money of the service delivery models. It also identified policy and practice lessons gained from the NPARIH experience. It is not a review of NPARIH itself, and includes some consideration of non-NPARIH communities.
Habibis, D., Phillips, R., Spinney, A., Phibbs, P. and Churchill, B. (2016) Reviewing changes to housing management on remote Indigenous communities, AHURI Final Report No. 271, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/271
Author(s): Paul Flatau; Kaylene Zaretzky; Lisa Wood; Darja Miscenko
Description: This report presents evidence from the Australian Homelessness Funding and Delivery Survey of how services supporting those experiencing homelessness are funded, and how different forms of funding and the level of funding impacts on the delivery of homelessness assistance.
Flatau, P., Zaretzky, K., Wood, L. and Miscenko, D. (2016) The financing, delivery and effectiveness of programs to reduce homelessness, AHURI Final Report No. 270, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/270
Author(s): Keith Jacobs; Kath Hulse; Wendy Stone; Ilan Wiesel
Description: This Inquiry found that, due to shortages of affordable accommodation, it is difficult for low-income households to exercise choice in the private rental market, and that competition and consumer choice in housing assistance depends on an increase in affordable housing supply.
Jacobs, K., Hulse, K., Stone, W. and Wiesel, I. (2016) Individualised housing assistance: findings and policy options, AHURI Final Report No. 269, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/269
Author(s): Vivienne Milligan; Chris Martin; Rhonda Phillips; Edgar Liu; Hal Pawson; Angela Spinney
Description: The first of two reports focussing on the affordable housing industry and housing options for lower income households. The research found key gaps in industry infrastructure such as shortcomings in policy-making capacities and regulation. Growth opportunities to promote further capacity development and strategic investment were also identified.
Milligan, V., Martin, C., Phillips, R., Liu, E., Pawson, H. and Spinney, A. (2016) Profiling Australia's affordable housing industry, AHURI Final Report No. 268, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/268
Author(s): Steven Rowley; Amity James; Catherine Gilbert; Nicole Gurran; Rachel Ong; Peter Phibbs; David Rosen; Christine Whitehead
Description: This research evaluated the effectiveness of the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) in comparison with comparable international programs. The design and funding of a new scheme to deliver the supply of affordable rental housing was recommended.
Rowley, S., James, A., Gilbert, C., Gurran, N., Ong, R., Phibbs, P., Rosen, D. and Whitehead, C. (2016) Subsidised affordable rental housing: lessons from Australia and overseas, AHURI Final Report No. 267, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/267
Description: This research analyses the link between house prices, mortgage debt, and labour supply using HILDA data from 2001 to 2012 to see if labour supply changes due to house prices or mortgage debt, and whether this affects some types of households more than others.
Atalay, K., Barrett, G. and Edwards, R. (2016) House prices, household debt and labour supply in Australia, AHURI Final Report No. 266, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/266
Author(s): Lisa Wood; Paul Flatau; Kaylene Zaretzky; Sarah Foster; Shannen Vallesi; Darja Miscenko
Description: This report finds that supporting formerly homeless people and those at risk of homelessness into public housing in Western Australia reduces their use of health services as well as the frequency with which they do so.
Wood, L., Flatau, P., Zaretzky, K., Foster, S., Vallesi, S. and Miscenko, D. (2016) What are the health, social and economic benefits of providing public housing and support to formerly homeless people?, AHURI Final Report No. 265, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/265
Description: This research examines the transformation of public housing in four federal states: Austria, Germany, Canada and the USA and finds Austria to be a leading example of a sustainable affordable housing industry.
Lawson, J., Legacy, C. and Parkinson, S. (2016) Transforming public housing in a federal context, AHURI Final Report No. 264, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/264