Public Housing

Demoralising and humiliating: More older Australians falling into homelessness

The number of Australia's private renters aged 65+ who are in housing stress, defined as paying more than 30% on rent, has jumped by 42% in the last five years.
2018

Is the Victorian Housing Register providing transparency in the process for community housing offers that its introduction intended?

The purpose of this report is to ascertain whether or not the Victorian Housing Register is working as it intended in regards to the process of receiving community housing offers in the case of HAAG’s cohort of older people whoare homeless or at risk of homelessness.
2018

Unsettled, Insecure, Expensive and Scarce: The Experience of Renting in Australia

National Shelter increasingly looks at the performance of our rental markets in terms of affordability and it was about time we also looked at the experience of renters as users of tenancy products.
2017

Exploring the Housing Needs of Older People in Standard and Sheltered Housing

It is clearly important that the most appropriate models of housing provision for older people are investigated, and this is particularly important for older people living in social housing who may be at more risk of adverse life outcomes. However, there is a paucity of research investigating the opinions and attitudes of older people themselves.
2017

Living in Fear: Experiences of Older Private-Renters in London

The private-rented sector is too often characterised by insecurity, poor living conditions, high rents and lack of choice, meaning that many tenants experience instability and inequality.
2017

Sixty, female and all living under one roof (just don't call it a commune)

Looks at co-housing option models for older women in the UK that have been based on models working in the US, Canada, Denmark and The Netherlands.
2016

What are the health, social and economic benefits of providing public housing and support to formerly homeless people?

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.
2016

The Finnish Homelessness Strategy: An International Review

The review covered the whole of the programme to reduce long-term homelessness implemented during 2008–2011 and 2012–2015, Paavo I and Paavo II. The review focused on the programme as a whole as well as its different aspects from the point of view of implementing the Housing First model in Finnish society.
2015

Public Housing in Crisis

Public housing is full of vibrant communities and great people who help make Melbourne a great place to live.But increasingly, Melbourne’s public housing system is in crisis and 34,000 people languish on waiting lists across Victoria.Since being rst elected in 2010, Adam Bandt’s of ce has been approached by over 600 Melbourne constituents and others regarding public housing.This report analyses 5
2015
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Processes for developing affordable and sustainable medium-density housing models for greyfield precincts

This project investigates a design-oriented, integrative development approach that responds to a timely opportunity in the greyfields of Australian cities: how to redevelop dispersed and ageing public housing properties in the middle suburbs.
2015
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