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Is homeownership the answer? Housing tenure and Indigenous Australians in remote (and settled) areas

Sanders, Will


This paper examines the relevance of recently floated policy ideas for extending homeownership to remote Aboriginal Australians. It argues that while the housing tenure system in more densely settled Australia is dominated by homeownership, this is not, and cannot realistically be expected to be, the case in remote areas. The paper uses data from the 2001 Census, organized by remoteness geography, to demonstrate the different character of the housing tenure system in remote Australia. The paper...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Type: Journal article
Source: Housing Studies
DOI: 10.1080/02673030802030014


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