A key point identified is that public housing transfer proposals in Australia have tended to involve only a very limited amount of prior tenant or community consultation, due to short time frames for program implementation and competitive processes for selection of landlords. This is a timely caution for practitioners in New Zealand.
Research and Policy Bulletin: Issue 184: Public stock transfers to community housing the best option for a sustainable and financially supportable housing system (PDF 397KB)
Final Report: No. 215: Public housing transfers: past, present and prospective (PDF 1MB)