Welcome to the the Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Adelaide.

The Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning (CHURP) comprises a network of researchers, academics and other practitioners from the University of Adelaide, other universities and abroad who undertake high quality housing research for the betterment of societies.

Latest news



The Australian Centre for Housing Research

The  Australian Centre for Housing Research (ACHR) headed by Professor Emma Baker will be formally launched in November 2021. The Centre represents an amazing opportunity for researchers across many different disciplines within the University to discuss, collaborate and showcase housing and urban research. If you are interested in joining or being a friend of the Centre, please register your interest by contacting Dr. Lyrian Daniel (lyrian.daniel@adelaide.edu.au) for an online Information Session on Tuesday 5 October 11am-11:30am.



Wintertime Warmth

CHURP researchers Lyrian Daniel, Emma Baker and Rehnuma Parveen, are undertaking a project to investigate temperature conditions in homes in winter. If you would like to be part of the study or have any further questions, please contact Rehnuma Parveen: 08 8313 3499 or rehnuma.parveen@adelaide.edu.au.



AHURI Webinar: Housing key workers in Australian Cities

The events of 2020, particularly the COVID-19 pandemic, have highlighted the vital role many workers play in the functioning of cities and their resilience in times of crisis. New AHURI research has found that many essential workers are struggling to access housing in Australia’s most expensive cities - Sydney and Melbourne.


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