Housing and housing assistance pathways with companion animals: risks, costs, benefits and opportunities

AHURI Final Report

107 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2021

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Wendy Stone

Centre for Urban Transitions

Emma Power

Western Sydney University

Selina Tually

Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning

Amity James

Curtin University

Debbie Faulkner

University of Adelaide

Zoë Goodall

Swinburne University of Technology

Caitlin Buckle

The University of Sydney

Date Written: February 19, 2021

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Stone, Wendy and Power, Emma and Tually, Selina and James, Amity and Faulkner, Debbie and Goodall, Zoë and Buckle, Caitlin, Housing and housing assistance pathways with companion animals: risks, costs, benefits and opportunities (February 19, 2021). AHURI Final Report, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3788639

Wendy Stone (Contact Author)

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=wmstone

Emma Power

Western Sydney University ( email )

PO Box 10
Kingswood, NSW 2747
Australia

Selina Tually

Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning ( email )

No 233 North Terrace, School of Commerce
Adelaide, South Australia 5005
Australia

HOME PAGE: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/directory/selina.tually

Amity James

Curtin University ( email )

Kent Street
Bentley
Perth, WA WA 6102
Australia

Debbie Faulkner

University of Adelaide ( email )

No 233 North Terrace, School of Commerce
Adelaide, South Australia 5005
Australia

Zoë Goodall

Swinburne University of Technology ( email )

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

Caitlin Buckle

The University of Sydney ( email )

University of Sydney
Sydney, NSW 2006
Australia

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