|Housing Law - JURD7513|
The course falls into two parts. First, it will focus on the detailed legislative framework of residential tenancies law, including the broader policy issues in relation to security of tenure, rent control, termination, procedural informalism. The second part will examine more general policy debates about the provision of adequate housing, such as taxation reform, planning laws, the Commonwealth/State Housing funding arrangements, Aboriginal housing and strategies to address homelessness such as support accommodation programs. Finally, students will be introduced to the relevant international human rights instruments relevant to Australia's housing law.
Human Rights and Social Justice.
Recommended Prior Knowledge
JURD7282 Property and Equity 2.
To explore the law and policy in relation to housing provision, particularly tenancies.
Refer to Course Outline provided by lecturer at the beginning of session.