Affordable Housing Local Solutions Forum

Bellingen and Nambucca Affordable Housing Action Group Researchers involved with the ARC Linkage Project ‘Local Government and Housing for Australian in the 21st Century’ were invited by the Bellingen and Nambucca Affordable Housing Action Group, to attend the Affordable Housing Local Solutions Forum. Chief Investigator John Martin and PhD Student Laura Hodgson made the journey … More Affordable Housing Local Solutions Forum

New Publication By Chris Paris

Abstract: Australian holiday homes: Places of escape and sites of investment This chapter examines Australian second homes (typically called ‘holiday homes’) within a comparative historical framework exploring growing overlaps between private leisure consumption and investments within land, housing and commercial holiday markets. Early second homes developments were typically informal structures in unregulated environments. Second home … More New Publication By Chris Paris

Partner Investigator Chris Paris has just had a paper published in Housing Studies

Demographic trends and changing housing systems in Northern Ireland Abstract: This paper explores the dynamic interrelationship between demographic change and housing systems and the implications for assessing future housing need, including a review of the literature on demography and housing and a case study of Northern Ireland. The main research method is historical analysis of … More Partner Investigator Chris Paris has just had a paper published in Housing Studies

The following paper will be presented by Alan Morris at the XIX International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology in Toronto in July

Abstract: The financialisation of housing and the housing affordability crisis in Sydney Over the last decade house prices in Sydney have soared and it is now one of the most expensive housing markets globally. In mid-2017 the median price for a detached home reached $AU1.18 million (about $$US900,000).  This paper, drawing on documents and existing … More The following paper will be presented by Alan Morris at the XIX International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology in Toronto in July

Murray Bridge Workshop

  Researchers working on the Local Government and Housing ARC Linkage Project met with some of the project’s partner organisations at Murray Bridge on 9 November 2017. Hosted by the Rural City of Murray Bridge, and led by Emeritus Professor John Martin, the meeting had representatives from four South Australian councils along with researchers and … More Murray Bridge Workshop