Planning for Housing
Construct a robust understanding of housing policy, markets and planning.Analyse the rental market and get a more concrete picture of housing affordability issues. Read up on regional housing. Take in relevant social, cultural and economic dynamics.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- analyse housing issues and the prospects for planning intervention
- demonstrate analytical skills to access evaluate and synthesise housing related information
- demonstrate high level written and graphic communication skills.
- 1. Housing reform and planning
- 2. Housing market factors and influences
- 3. Local housing strategies
- 4. Fieldwork
- 5. Affordable housing and sustainability
- 6. Social housing
- 7. Local government / planning roles
- 8. Special needs housing
- 9. Homelessness
- 10. Regional housing issues
- 11. Informal housing settlements and NGOs
- 12. Unit wrap-up
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- Equipment requirements - Access to hardware: camera, webcam, speakers and microphone.
An appreciation of the social, cultural and economic dynamics underpinning housing policy and the housing market in general. Exploration of the strategic and statutory planning instruments affecting housing.
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- Suburb Profile (30%)
- Local Housing Strategy (30%)
- Essay (40%)
Current study term: 29 May 22 to 28 Aug 22
Textbooks are not required.