Housing and housing assistance pathways with companion animals: risks, costs, benefits and opportunities
AHURI Final Report
107 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2021
Date Written: February 19, 2021
This study investigated the policy and regulatory settings that shape housing options available to households that own companion animals. It considers housing and housing assistance contexts nationally across tenures, sectors (e.g. ownership, private rental housing), emergency/crisis accommodation and for diverse population groups receiving income and housing assistance support.
Keywords: Companion animals, housing pathways, housing assistance, social housing, homelessness, wellbeing, evictions, private rental, investment.
JEL Classification: R00
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