Research Area: Public housing, Ageing, social housing, Australia 

Research team: Faulkner, D., Verdouw, J., Cook, P., Tually, S., Liu, E., Judd, B., Barrie, H. and Coram, V. 


In the coming years it is expected the demand on the public housing system from lower income older households will increase significantly, with demand for housing far exceeding supply; as the population ages, as there is inappropriate and inefficient stock; and increasing complexity in the needs of current and prospective tenants.

This research examines the policy and practice issues raised by increasing demand for public housing among older Australians, and how public housing authorities (PHAs) can support older tenants to age well. 

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