Australian Demographic Trends and their Implications for Housing Subsidies

Centre PersonnelGavin Wood
External PersonnelRachel Ong ViforJ, Melek 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.