Current Projects

Our current projects span diverse areas of housing, urban and regional planning research. From creating a data infrastructure around rental housing conditions to investigating the links between housing and health, our staff are on the cutting edge of field-leading research with real world impacts.

Wintertime Warmth

CHURP ResearchersDr Lyrian Daniel; Professor Emma Baker; Dr Rehnuma Parveen

An Australian rental housing conditions data infrastructure

ARC Linkage Infrastructure (2019-2020)

CHURP researchers: Professor Emma Baker; Professor Rebecca Bentley; Dr Lyrian Daniel

Other CIs: Professor Michelle Baddeley; Professor Andrew Beer; Professor Kathleen Hulse; Dr Anthony Lockwood; Professor Kerry London; Associate Professor Andi Nygaard; Associate Professor Steven Rowley; Associate Professor Wendy Stone

Closing the housing gap: a spotlight on intergenerational inequalities

ARC Discovery Grant (2019-2021)

CHURP researcher: Professor Emma Baker; Professor Rebecca Bentley

Other CIs: Dr. Aaron Reeves; Professor Richard Ronald

External lead: University of Melbourne

Housing energy efficiency transitions

ARC Linkage Project (2019-2022)

CHURP researcher: Professor Emma Baker

Other CIs: Professor Ralph Horne; Dr. Trivess Moore; Dr. Francisco Azpitarte Raposeiras; Dr. Nocola Willand; Professor Gordon Walker; Mr. Damian Sullivan

External lead: RMIT

Precarious housing, housing assistance and wellbeing: a multi-dimensional investigation

AHURI grant (2020-2021)

CHURP researcher: Professor Emma Baker; Professor Rebecca Bentley

Other CIs: Professor Rachel Ong

External lead: Curtin University

Healthy Housing CRE

NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence (2020-2025)

CHURP researchers: Professor Emma Baker; Professor Rebecca Bentley; Dr Lyrian Daniel

Other CIs: Professor Andrew Beer; Professor Tony Blakely; Professor Alex Brown; Professor Sanda Eades; Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman; Dr. Natasha Howard; Professor David Jacobs; Professor Anton van den Hengel

External lead: The University of Melbourne

Inquiry into housing in a circular economy

AHURI Inquiry 2021

CHURP researcher: Professor Emma Baker

Other CIs: Professor Ralph Horne, Professor Tony Dalton Professor Stefanie Dühr, Associate Professor Hazel Easthope,

External lead: RMIT

 

Sustainable social housing: solutions for large-scale retrofit

AHURI Inquiry sub-project 2021

CHURP researcher: Professor Emma Baker

Support project for "Inquiry into housing in a circular economy" (Professor Ralph Horne, RMIT).

Evidence for action on cold, damp and mould in Australian homes

NHMRC Ideas grant (2021-2024)

CHURP researchers: Professor Emma Baker; Professor Rebecca Bentley; Dr Lyrian Daniel

Other CIs: Professor Tony Blakely; Professor Shyamali Dharmage; Dr. Lucy Telfar Barnard

External lead: The University of Melbourne

Academy of LIVed-Experience (ALIVE)

NHMRC grant (2021-2026)

CHURP researcher: Professor Emma Baker

Other CIs: Professor Sandra Eades; Associate Professor Amanda Neil; Associate Professor Victoria Palmer; Professor George Patton; Professor David Preen; Professor Amanda Wheeler

External lead: The University of Melbourne

Mapping where older low-income renters live

AHURI funded project

CHURP researcher: Mr. Jarrod Lange

Other CIs: Professor Helen Barrie

External lead: University of South Australia