Unaffordable Housing: impacts on socio-economic conditions and wellbeing
A/Professor Rebecca Bentley
Unaffordable housing: impacts on socio-economic conditions and wellbeing
Housing affordability is a key driver of health related inequalities. The dramatic rise in the cost of housing in the past decade is forcing people to make hard decisions about location and quality of housing. This project merges concepts from life course epidemiology on the importance of the timing, sequence and accumulation of exposure, to transition points at critical life stages from the social sciences to provide a new framework for analysing housing affordability's long-run impact on wellbeing and socio-economic outcomes.
1. What are the life stage dynamics of unaffordable housing?
2. How does housing shape wellbeing and socio-economic circumstances over time?
3. Are these relationships the same in countries that are socio-culturally similar to Australia?
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Australian Research Council Future Fellowship
June 2016 to June 2020
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