Projects

Below you will find a list of the current projects being undertaken by URP researchers.


Review of the Boarding Houses Act 2012

Project funded by Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, (opens in a new window)on behalf of the NSW Government

ContactDr Gabrielle Drake, (opens in a new window) Dr Hazel Blunden, (opens in a new window) Assoc Prof Michael Darcy, (opens in a new window) Kathy Newton, Professor Carolyn Sappideen and Esterina Lentini


Review of Boarding Houses in Parramatta

Project funded by Parramatta City Council (opens in a new window)

ContactAssoc Prof Michael Darcy, (opens in a new window) Dr Hazel Blunden, (opens in a new window) Dr Gabrielle Drake, (opens in a new window) Fred Michna and Kathy Newton


From Street to Home: Rough Sleepers in Parramatta

Project funded by Parramatta Mission (opens in a new window)

Contact: Dr Gabrielle Drake, (opens in a new window)Dr Hazel Blunden, (opens in a new window)Assoc Prof Michael Darcy, (opens in a new window)


Tracing modes of infrastructure financing and their effects on cities

Project funded by the Australian Research Council (opens in a new window) (ACRG)

Contact: Professor Phillip O'Neill (opens in a new window)


Developing criteria to help solve Australia's urban infrastructure crisis

Project funded by the Australian Research Council (opens in a new window) (ACRG)

Contact: Professor Phillip O'Neill (opens in a new window)


Residents' Voices: Advantage, Disadvantage, Community and Place

Project funded by the Australian Research CouncilOpens in a new window (ACRG), St Vincent de Paul Society, Opens in a new window Loyola University Chicago, Opens in a new window Flinders University, Opens in a new window Tenants' Union of NSWOpens in a new window

Contact: Assoc Prof Michael Darcy (opens in a new window)


Ethnic discrimination in the private rental housing market

Project funded by the Australian Research CouncilOpens in a new window (ACRG)

Contacts: Professor Kevin Dunn (opens in a new window) and Dr Rae Dufty-Jones (opens in a new window)


An exploration of the frequency, outcomes, enablers and constraints of bystander anti-racism

Project funded by the Australian Research CouncilOpens in a new window (ACRG)

Contact: Professor Kevin Dunn (opens in a new window)


Citizenship, concentrations of disadvantage and the manipulated mobility of the urban poor: The role of urban and social policy

Project funded by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (opens in a new window)(non ACRG)

Contact: Dr Dallas Rogers (opens in a new window)


Queering disasters in the Antipodes: investigating the experiences of LGBTI people in natural disasters

Project funded by the Australian Research Council (opens in a new window) (ACRG)

Contact: Dr Andrew Gorman-Murray (opens in a new window)


Determining the financial barriers in moving from welfare to work

Project funded by Pacific Link Housing Limited (opens in a new window)

Contacts: Assoc Prof Michael Darcy, (opens in a new window)Dr Hazel Blunden (opens in a new window) and Dr Dallas Rogers (opens in a new window)


Evaluation of the WorkFast Pilot Program

Project funded by Neami National (opens in a new window)

Contacts: Assoc Prof Michael Darcy, (opens in a new window) Dr Hazel Blunden (opens in a new window) and Dr Dallas Rogers (opens in a new window)


The opportunity of residential property investment vehicles in enhancing affordable rental housing supply

Project funded by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (opens in a new window)

Contacts: Dr Chyi Lin Lee (opens in a new window) and Professor Graeme Newell (opens in a new window)


The politics and practice of Chinese direct foreign investment into Australian housing

Project funded by a University Internal Research Grant

Contacts: Dr Dallas Rogers (opens in a new window) and Dr Chyi Lin Lee (opens in a new window)


Agonistic community engagement in planning: Understanding community knowledge, community demand and structural constraints

Project funded by the Henry Halloran Trust

Contacts: Dr Dallas Rogers, (opens in a new window) Dr Laura Schatz, (opens in a new window) Dr Awais Piracha (opens in a new window)and Dr Cameron McAuliffe  (opens in a new window)

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