Housing Policy and Finance

Housing Policy and Finance

Course Code: 
PLAN7156
Units of credit: 
6
Dates: 
Term 1, 2019
Delivery options: 
In class

Discover how housing markets, tax policy and regulatory frameworks function

Discover how housing markets and the main subsidy, tax policy and regulatory frame-works function and see how they impact the housing system. This course explores the key demographic, political, cultural and economic factors shaping housing policy. This course will enable you to understand governance frameworks and managerial practices relating to social, affordable and multi-unit housing.

The Housing Policy and Finance course will enable you to gain a broad understanding of the operation of Australia's contemporary housing system; the key agencies and their roles; how housing markets function; and the main subsidy, tax policy and regulatory measures that impact on the housing system. You will become familiar with the key demographic, political, cultural and economic factors shaping housing policy, and with broader perspectives on the policy making process. Framing themes running through the course will include system governance and the distributional consequences of housing systems.

Key Information

Learning outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Provide a detailed and critical account of the key agencies and financial mechanisms by which housing policy is delivered
     
  2. Explain the key policy drivers underlying housing policy.
     
  3. Understand the theory and practice of policymaking in the housing arena.
     
  4. Understand and evaluate the various ways in which housing policy is enacted and delivered.
     
  5. Understand governance frameworks and managerial practices relating to relating to social, affordable and other multi-unit housing.
     
  6. Understand and evaluate the financing of different forms of housing. 
Credentials

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive:

  1. Official Certificate of completion.
     
  2. Up to 40 PIA CPD points.
Fees
  • Domestic students: AUD $3690 
  • International students: AUD $4500 

Please visit the fees page for more information.

Eligibility criteria

An undergraduate degree with a Credit average or above in a relevant field such as a built environment discipline or studies in social science, social policy, business or law.

Apply now

The UNSW Non-Award Course page provides you with further details on how to apply.