Housing Policy, Housing Assistance and the Wellbeing Dividend: Developing an Evidence Base for Post-GFC Economies

Andrew Beer, Emma Baker, Gavin Wood, Peta Raftery
  • Housing Studies, October 2011, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/02673037.2011.616993

Which form of housing assistance works best?

What is it about?

This paper answers the question, which form of housing assistance works best for people on low incomes: public rental housing, home ownership assistance or private rental assistance?

Why is it important?

The paper shows for the first time that home ownership assistance provides the best boost to the wellbeing of low income people of all possible forms of help.

The following have contributed to this page: Professor Andrew Beer and Associate Professor Emma Baker