A Conceptual Analysis of Social Housing As Infrastructure
AHURI Final Report No. 309, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, doi:10.18408/ahuri-4114101
89 Pages Posted: 24 Feb 2019
Date Written: February 6, 2019
Safe, adequate, affordable and appropriate housing is critical to health, wellbeing, and social and economic security. However, many Australians cannot find housing in the private market, and the social housing system is under-resourced and manifestly unable to meet demand.
In response to this, there is emerging interest in whether reconceptualising social housing as a form of essential infrastructure might help to attract additional investment, especially from private sector sources.
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