On the margins: caravan park dwellers and boarding house residents

This study will investigate the social characteristics and housing situation of people living in caravan parks and boarding houses.

The study will involve a telephone survey of all caravan parks across Victoria, a review of the data available through the Victorian Boarding House Inspectorate, and field visits to boarding houses and caravan parks in 50 localities. The research will provide up-to-date information on changes in boarding houses and caravan parks across Victoria.

Start By 1 January 2011
Completed By 30 June 2013
Funding Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Researcher(s) Chris Chamberlain, David MacKenzie (Swinburne University)
Program Community, Migration and Development
Location(s) Melbourne – Australia