Homelessness responses for Indigenous Australians need to be culturally appropriate, respect Indigenous perspectives and focus on safety and understanding ahead of non-Indigenous concepts of home, according to new AHURI research.
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‘Housing First’ has become a widely adapted and referenced model to address chronic homelessness in many western countries, since its inception in the US in the early 1990s. Now, to understand the success factors and challenges to implement ‘Housing First’ programs, AHURI Professional Services has published the peer-reviewed Housing First: An evidence review of implementation, effectiveness and outcomes which examines the Australian and international literature on Housing First.
The release of the 2021 ABS Census data shows that the number of social housing households (which includes both public housing and community housing) fell between 2011 and 2021 across Australia except in the Northern Territory, which had a 3.3% increase over that time period. While Tasmania recorded a 5.3 per cent fall between 2011 and 2016, it turned this around to show an increase of 4.6 per cent between 2016 and 2021.
There is a disconnect between current measures of overcrowding and actual experiences of excessive density in Australian housing, according to new AHURI research.