The future of our public housing towers
Clever refurbishments of Melbourne’s ageing public housing towers instead of demolition could save millions of dollars, say University of Melbourne researchers
Building social value into affordable housing
Victoria's big investment in social and affordable housing is an opportunity for design innovation to create social value, say University of Melbourne experts
Protecting older Australian women from homelessness
A University of Melbourne expert says older Australian women are the fastest growing group experiencing homelessness and more access to social housing will help
Preventing a rebound in youth homelessness after COVID-19
Temporary initiatives helped protect homeless young people during COVID-19 but Australia needs a strategy to stop a rebound, say University of Melbourne experts
Paternalism, public housing and COVID-19
A University of Melbourne researcher says Australia's long history of paternalism against public housing tenants is evident in the hard lockdowns in Melbourne.
Investing in social housing during a pandemic
University of Melbourne experts say Australia needs a National Housing Strategy, as well as funding and policy, to fix our long-term declines in social housing.
Why housing is a major public health issue for Australians with disability
Housing security isn't a focus in Australia's federal election, but University of Melbourne research finds it's a fundamental issue for people with a disability
Melbourne's housing crisis and homelessness
As Melbourne faces a housing crisis, a University of Melbourne expert looks at a new scheme that's getting people who’ve become homeless into home ownership.
Homelessness in the World’s Most Liveable city
The number of homeless people in Melbourne has increased dramatically. Could it now be time to take a new approach to solving the issue?
Governing the ungovernable?
Australia's housing market is the focus as Professor Glyn Davis is joined by Dr Judy Yates and Professor John Freebairn in the Policy Shop podcast.