The Potential of New Technologies to Disrupt Housing Policy

AHURI Final Report No. 308, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, DOI/10.18408/ahuri-7115001

70 Pages Posted: 26 Dec 2018

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Christopher Pettit

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Laura Crommelin

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Andrea Sharam

School of Property, Construction and Project Management, RMIT

Kath Hulse

Centre for Urban Transitions

Date Written: December 4, 2018

Abstract

This study examined disruptive digital technologies, investigating their potential for reshaping housing markets and reconfiguring housing policy. It provides housing policy makers and practitioners with a nuanced understanding of how technology is already restructuring housing markets and affecting housing assistance programs, as well as insights into likely future developments.

Keywords: Airbnb, Big Data, Blockchain, Digital Platforms, Housing Market, Planning and Development Processes, Matching Markets, Regulation, Technological Disruption, Property Management Systems, Tenancy, GIS Mapping Software, Private Rental, Housing Policy and Assistance

JEL Classification: D51, H24, H31, H71, I31, R21, R31,R32

Suggested Citation

Pettit, Christopher and Crommelin, Laura and Sharam, Andrea and Hulse, Kath, The Potential of New Technologies to Disrupt Housing Policy (December 4, 2018). AHURI Final Report No. 308, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, DOI/10.18408/ahuri-7115001, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3296611

Christopher Pettit (Contact Author)

University of New South Wales (UNSW) ( email )

Kensington
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

Laura Crommelin

University of New South Wales (UNSW) ( email )

Kensington
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

Andrea Sharam

School of Property, Construction and Project Management, RMIT ( email )

Swanston St
Melbourne, 3001
Australia

HOME PAGE: http://https://www.rmit.edu.au/contact/staff-contacts/academic-staff/s/sharam-dr-andrea

Kath Hulse

Centre for Urban Transitions ( email )

Cnr Wakefield and William Streets, Hawthorn Victor
3122 Victoria, Victoria 3122
Australia

HOME PAGE: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/health-arts-design/staff/profile/index.php?id=khulse

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