News: housing

Vice-Chancellor helps raise awareness of homeless plight in Adelaide

Homeless

Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj AC will join other South Australian community and business leaders at the Vinnies CEO Sleepout, to raise funds for and awareness of homelessness in the community.

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Well may we dwell: Research Tuesdays

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Australia’s housing has proven to be an invaluable public health asset during the pandemic. It has enabled many of us to isolate, work and school our children in relative comfort, free from the risk of viral exposure.

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Half of surveyed renters suffered mental health decline during COVID-19

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Australian renters have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 facing income loss, the inability to pay rent, tenure insecurity and eviction risk and a new AHURI publication provides a stark analysis of the impacts of these unprecedented challenges.

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New modelling simulates 2021 unemployment rate and incidence of Housing Affordability Stress

Stressed woman during COVID

New economic modelling on the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic shows that once COVID-19 government support interventions end, total unemployment in 2021 could peak at 1.752 million under the most severe of three scenarios modelled.

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Forty per cent of renters can’t afford essentials

Cover image from AHURI report

Almost 40% of Australian tenant households can’t afford essentials such as bills, clothing, transport and food, after paying rent, because their incomes have reduced significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute has found.

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COVID-19 research to inform housing policy

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The University of Adelaide is leading two rapid response research projects to help governments at all levels make the best housing policy decisions during and following the Coronavirus pandemic. The projects are part of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute’s (AHURI) COVID-19 Research Agenda. 

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Pathways highlight social housing’s importance

Professor Emma Baker

Up to 10 per cent of Australians have called social housing home at some point and it often acts as a launchpad for a more stable life.

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