Australian Demographic Trends and their Implications for Housing Subsidies

Centre PersonnelRachel Ong ViforJ, Gavin Wood
External PersonnelMelek Cigdem
Research PartnersRMIT University
Project FundingAustralian Housing and Urban Research Institute
Project StatusComplete (May 2014 to December 2016)

Project Summary

Policymakers are concerned that demographic changes will threaten the viability of Australian housing subsidy arrangements. This project will address these concerns by forecasting future housing assistance needs that will accompany projected demographic changes and the challenges these trends may pose for the fiscal sustainability of housing policy.

Project Outputs

Australian demographic trends and their implications for housing subsidies Melek Cigdem, Gavin Wood, Rachel Ong ViforJ This Positioning Paper is the first output of a project that aims to forecast future housing subsidies that will accompany projected demographic changes and the challenges these trends may pose for the fiscal sustainability of housing policy. Population ageing is... Read article 31 May 2015Research Reports Read More