This briefing provides a concise overview of relevant statistics relating to key indicators in the housing market in Ireland. It brings together information from various sources in relation to the most recent period for which data is available, providing a comparison with the corresponding prior period.
In May 2019, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) launched the IFS Deaton Review on Inequality, described as a “five-year study of the inequalities in society”. This latest briefing covers ‘The distribution of public service spending’ report, published in May 2023.
This briefing looks in detail at the latest annual homelessness statistics for Scotland, published in August, as well as ways of reducing and preventing homelessness.
Our new ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. This week: The NSW Budget, a national digital ID scheme, and how to address industrial food waste.
Housebuilding is the big issue in this month’s housing and planning roundup, with government plans to relax rules on river pollution thwarted by the House of Lords. Other stories include homelessness in Scotland, concerns over concrete, regulation fees and onshore wind farms.
Our new ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. This week: Outstanding council climate initiatives, barriers to first home ownership, and issues with Australian diets.
Not all the returns are in but it is already clear from the 2022 Census that further policy responses will be required to take into account the impact of population changes on the demand for housing. This briefing focuses on the demographic factors, paying particular attention to the recently published Census figures on Housing and…
Our new ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. This week: A $1 billion Energy Security Corporation, best practice in local truth-telling, and record waiting times in NSW hospital emergency departments.
Following the Land Development Agency’s announcement earlier this year to purchase privately owned sites for delivering affordable housing, this briefing explores to what extent this can be done efficiently and at a reasonable cost. It includes insights from two recent reports into the cost of producing new housing.
LGIU Australia, in partnership with SGS Economics and Planning, recently hosted a local government roundtable to discuss the challenge of meeting the Victorian State government target of 70% of all new housing in established areas. This briefing outlines the propositions raised and discussions that occurred at the event.