Making Connections: Housing, Productivity and Economic Development

Centre PersonnelRachel Ong ViforJ, Gavin Wood
External PersonnelDuncan Maclennan
Research PartnersRMIT University, St Andrew’s University
Project FundingAustralian Housing and Urban Research Institute
Project StatusComplete (March 2014 to January 2015)

Project Summary

Policy debate asserts that housing impacts productivity but with no integrated framework of ideas and evidence. This study considers the national scale but then focuses on local approaches, reviewing plans and interviewing officials in 13 agencies, to assess how housing is meshed with economic development in strategy formation and monitoring.

Project Outputs

Making connections: housing, productivity and economic development Duncan Maclennan, Rachel Ong ViforJ, Gavin Wood This is a scoping study with the immediate aim of reviewing links between housing and productivity. It uses scans of existing literature, assessments of local strategies for planning, and interviews with key practitioners involved in metropolitan and local economic development... Read article 31 October 2015Research Reports Read More