Housing supply bonds: a suitable instrument to channel investment towards affordable housing in Australia?
Summary

This research aims to develop a sustainable and low-cost private financing instrument, based on the adaptation of Housing Construction Convertible Bonds, in order to expand the supply of affordable rental housing and contribute towards Australian housing needs in the long term.

The research team includes researchers from RMIT and UNSW.

Start By 28 February 2012
Completed By 1 April 2012
Funding AHURI (Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute)

Outcomes
Researcher(s) Julie Lawson, Vivienne Milligan (UNSW), and Judith Yates (UNSW)
Program Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures
Location(s) Melbourne – Australia
Sydney – Australia