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Researchers push to extend state care to 25

Luke Michael, Thursday, 7th October 2021 -  Advocates believe service providers would strongly support this raise to the leaving age   While the social sector has pushed for years to raise the leaving care age from 18 to 21,

Researchers warn of uneven housing supply across Australia

Luke Michael, Thursday, 27th August 2020 -  Housing supply varied across states and territories and also in mainland capital cities Around 1.5 million new homes were built in Australia between 2006 and 2016 but the growth of

Vulnerable Aussie families invisible to the homelessness system

Luke Michael, Thursday, 18th June 2020 -  Families experience unique challenges when it comes to homelessness A rising number of Australian families are experiencing homelessness but many remain invisible to the service

Soaring mortgage debt causing headaches for older Australians

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 28th August 2019 -  Older Australians are suffering mental health problems and psychological distress because of soaring mortgage debt, new research shows.   A report from the Australian Housing

How Can We Make it Easier For People With Disability to Find a Home?

Luke Michael, Friday, 23rd November 2018 -  Experts believe a new platform helping people with disability find a home could become the Airbnb of accessible housing.      Researchers from the Australian Housing and Urban

Government Would Save $1.6 Billion by Boosting Social Housing Construction to Post-war Levels, Says Report

Luke Michael, Friday, 16th November 2018 -  Australia needs a tenfold increase in social housing construction to combat a shortfall of almost half a million properties left by 25 years of inadequate investment, a new report

New Research Calls For National Housing Strategy

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 29th May 2018 -  A unified national housing strategy is crucial to addressing Australia’s shortfall of more than 200,000 affordable properties, according to new research. The Australian

Social Impact Investing Poses Potential Solution to Housing Crisis

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 16th May 2018 -  Social impact investing could be a game changer in helping to address Australia’s housing crisis. A new report, released on Wednesday by the Australian Housing and Urban Research

Affordable Housing Framework is Inadequate, Researchers Warn

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 14th February 2018 -  The framework for affordable housing in Australia is inadequate and driven by funding opportunities rather than defined housing needs, a new report has warned.   Researchers at

Struggling Homelessness Services Must Look to New Ways of Funding

Wendy Williams, Friday, 28th April 2017 -  Homelessness services in Australia are “overwhelmingly” unable to meet client demand and must consider additional funding models in order to ensure their survival, according

Affordable Housing Industry Has Capacity But Lacks Government Certainty

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 20th April 2017 -  Australia urgently needs national legislation that defines affordable housing and sets out the economic and social purpose of the industry, according to new research. A report

Study of UK Public Housing Helping Put Australia On Track

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 29th March 2017 -  Australia has a lot to learn from the UK experience of transferring public housing estates to not-for-profit providers, according to new research. A new study has painted a picture
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