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The Tasmanian housing market: update 2020-21

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De Vries, J and Yanotti, M and Verdouw, J and Jacobs, K and Flanagan, K, The Tasmanian housing market: update 2020-21, The Tasmanian housing market: update 2020-21, University of Tasmania, Hobart (2021) [Report Other]


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This report is the latest in a series prepared by the University of Tasmania to inform public debate on the Tasmanian housing crisis. The evidence in this report shows that although there was a small fall in house prices and rents during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, in recent months both have started to rise again, fuelled by low interest rates, increased demand for housing, the cessation of some temporary policy interventions and the introduction of housing-related economic stimulus programs. These increases in house prices and rents have exacerbated the long-standing housing problems in Tasmania, which remain entrenched due to a long-term failure to adequately invest in social housing and growing demand for affordable housing.

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Item Type:Report Other
Keywords:Tasmania, housing, market, trends
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Urban and regional planning
Research Field:Housing markets, development and management
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Community services
Objective Field:Structure, delivery and resourcing
UTAS Author:De Vries, J (Mrs Jacqueline De Vries)
UTAS Author:Yanotti, M (Dr Maria Yanotti)
UTAS Author:Verdouw, J (Dr Julia Verdouw)
UTAS Author:Jacobs, K (Professor Keith Jacobs)
UTAS Author:Flanagan, K (Dr Kathleen Flanagan)
ID Code:147252
Year Published:2021
Funding Support:Australian Research Council (FT120100471)
Deposited By:Office of the School of Social Sciences
Deposited On:2021-10-20
Last Modified:2021-10-27
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