Urban Housing Lab responds to proposed Housing SEPP
Members of the Urban Housing Lab, Professor Nicole Gurran, and Drs Caitlin Buckle, Catherine Gilbert, Pranita Shrestha and Zahra Nasreen have responded to the NSW Government proposed Housing SEPP, up for submissions until the 29th August 2021. This submission builds on a previous submission for the renamed Diverse Housing SEPP. You can read the full …
Upcoming Event: COVID-19 in India and Nepal
The event aims to create awareness and feature local, grassroot level responses to COVID-19 in order to open avenues to share ideas, engage, provide technical expertise, support or resources especially for students and professionals in India and Nepal and those abroad who are separated from loved ones at home through lockdowns and border closures. This …
Urban Housing Lab 2020 Highlights
See the highlights of 2020 from the Urban Housing Lab. Despite the challenges of remote teaching; home schooling; social isolation; and separation from overseas and interstate family, Urban Housing Lab researchers continued to produce important work and contribute to wider policy development and public debate – Housing Lab Co-Founder Professor Nicole Gurran
Call for Papers – Sessions run by Co-Lab members at the Joint IAG/NZGS Conference
Urban Co-Labs members Dr Sophia Maalsen, Dr Dallas Rogers and Dr Caitlin Buckle are running sessions for the Institute of Australian Geographers and New Zealand Geographical Society combined Conference to be held at the University of Sydney from 6–9 July, 2021. Sessions titles and details are below: Disrupting Housing: digitalization and innovations in housing Sophia …
Two AHURI COVID-19 Projects Underway
Congratulations to Urban Housing Lab members Caitlin Buckle, Professor Nicole Gurran, Dr Catherine Gilbert and Henry Halloran Trust Director Professor Peter Phibbs, who are involved with two new AHURI COVID-19 research projects. Caitlin Buckle leads the project ‘Marginal housing during COVID-19‘ with Nicole Gurran and Peter Phibbs and in collaboration with Associate Professor Tess Lea …
Too many left behind: the failing of COVID-19 prevention measures in informal settlements and slums
Associate Professor Paul Jones discussed the risks to residents of informal urban settlements during the coronavirus pandemic in a recent article in The Conversation. Access the full article here.
Why housing evictions must be suspended to defend us against coronavirus
Dr Sophia Maalsen and Dr Dallas Rogers argue for a government-imposed eviction moratorium in a co-authored piece for The Conversation. Access the full article here.
Who’s most affected on public transport in the time of coronavirus?
Dr Jennifer Kent discussed the potential consequences of a shutdown of public transport to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in a co-authored piece for The Conversation. Access the full article here.
Short term rentals and the housing market – critical housing research
Attention researchers! Contributions to a special issue of Critical Housing Analysis on Short term rentals and the housing market are currently invited, by guest editors Nicole Gurran (University of Sydney) and Declan Redmond (University College Dublin). Critical Housing Analysis publishes short papers that undergo quick double blind peer review by two members of the editorial …