City Futures Research Centre

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Don't be fooled by the figures from the NSW government – supply of public housing has not kept up with demand, writes Hal Pawson.

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UNSW is part of a landmark study examining how future high-density developments can be planned with a focus on healthy living.

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As the private rental market grows and property management is hit by disruption, more needs to be done to improve renters’ experiences, new research has found.

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It's time to correct some of the flawed analysis and myths that are preventing development of good housing policy.

 

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UNSW researchers are hoping to shed light on the role that Airbnb plays in the housing affordability crisis in Australia's two biggest cities.

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Based on research comparing projects across the country, a new assessment tool calculates cost-effective ways to fund affordable housing to meet specified needs in different markets.

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Affordable housing projects are being shaped by bespoke and constrained funding rather than actual needs, UNSW researchers have found.

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Australians can see the impact of dockless bike sharing on the streets of their cities. The data collected about user journeys is less visible but just as important, writes Christopher Pettit.

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The government guarantee on affordable housing is a crucial part of affordable housing policy and could catalyse efforts for a national housing accord, write Julie Lawson, Hal Pawson and Vivienne Milligan.

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Increasing the overall housing stock won't ensure an increase in availability of affordable housing. Governments need to need to have a much sharper policy focus on this issue, writes Hal Pawson.

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