This exploratory study is the first time that the point of view of primary schools and their day-to-day experiences of dealing with student homelessness have been investigated. The findings make an important contribution to the broader evidence base on the detrimental impact of homelessness on children’s education. Engagement and wellbeing are fundamental to […]
At Launch Housing, research forms an integral part of our service delivery approach to our clients’ changing needs and demographics.
Our award-winning research team collaborates with community service providers, universities, research institutes, not-for-profit organisations and government agencies. Our research plays an important role in influencing and shaping state and federal government policy, as well as informing the community sector and broader community around issues of homelessness.
This significant piece of research explores the rates of homelessness across Australia by geographic area over the ten year period from 2001 – 2011. It is the second phase of earlier research into the structural drivers of homelessness, completed in 2011/12. The key findings demonstrate the significant proportion of homelessness […]
The homelessness sector and governments have long argued the lack of low cost rental stock causes homelessness and prevents its resolution. However, neither homelessness nor housing market research has provided population level evidence to support this claim. This study addresses this gap, by exploring the relationship between tight housing markets […]
The Structural Drivers of Homelessness research explores the relationships between housing market, labour market, demographics, service availability and homelessness in Victoria. The specialist homelessness sector and state and federal governments have argued that tight housing markets are one of the key structural factors driving homelessness. Specifically it is argued that […]