Research & Development

Influencing Housing Strategy

Influencing Housing Strategy

NAHC is committed to improving social and affordable housing outcomes, via its not for profit knowledge hub entity the Sustainable Living Infrastructure Consortium (SLIC), and its many Australian and international partners.

NAHC and SLIC work includes influencing long-term housing and finance policy with state and federal government; providing and applying a strong evidence base for improvements to policy, funding and delivery; and, creating a suite of viable and effective housing delivery models.

NAHC and SLIC Research and Development includes:

Sponsorship of five PhD stipends and one research fellow in association with Griffith University.

Research with universities, government, financiers, developers and community housing groups both in Australia and overseas in a range of topics such as:

  • Housing Demand
  • Affordability
  • Demographic Change
  • Aging in Place
  • Informatic monitoring (utility use, wellbeing, maintenance, dwelling functionality etc.)
  • Longitudinal changing housing supply/demand
  • Zero Carbon Housing
  • Technology in Housing
  • Government Driven Housing Markets
  • Combined Housing, Energy and Transport [ CHET ] methodology for Affordability
  • Build to rent investment drivers (barriers, risks, opportunities, finance innovation, government and organizational policies)
  • Alternative housing delivery models
  • International linkages and innovation leading to affordable housing supply
  • Longitudinal changing housing supply/demand
  • Personal Housing plans and housing career pathways
  • “whole of Life” housing affordability models
  • housing career pathways
  • Variations in location and “Whole of Life” affordability model applications

Visit the SLIC website to download detailed information on the NAHC/SLIC approach to influencing housing strategy.