"AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN QUEENSLAND IS A MYTH"
A REPORT ON
HOUSING PROBLEMS AND ISSUES IN QUEENSLAND
Affordable housing in Queensland is a myth: Housing problems and issues in Queensland
TABLE OF CONTENTS
List of tables
What is affordable housing
Current Issues and problems
Housing costs and affordability
Home purchase affordability
Home purchase and home ownership
Private and public rentals
Low cost housing situation
Queenslanders with low cost rental housing
1.0 List of Tables
Number and rate of homeless people by State, 1996
Real rent trends for Queensland, Brisbane and Inner Brisbane, 1991-99 (rents from new bond lodgments with the Residential Tenancies Authority; 1989/90=100)
Proportion of income paid by social security recipients on private rental accommodation, Queensland (column percentages; N = 293,299)
Trends in affordability for renters and home purchasers, low income households, 1991-96
Queensland tenure trends, 1976-1996
Changes in private rental housing supply by rent, Queensland 1986-1996, (constant 1996 $)
2.0 Executive summary
This research report's objectives is to firstly analysis the current housing issues and problems, such as evidence of social exclusion, the costs of housing, and the supply of private rental housing. And secondly show present and future trends and issues that impact on housing. This report has been developed due to the request of the Department of Communities to determine the underlying factors contributing to Queensland's housing problems and issues to strengthen and protect the well-being of Queenslanders, particularly those who are vulnerable and most in need of support concerning housing.
4.0 What is affordable housing
Affordable housing refers to a range of housing issues affecting households and communities. These include, but go well beyond, the costs of housing to the household (Department of Housing,200).
5.0 Researched material...