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Louise Crabtree-Hayes

Principal Research Fellow, Western Sydney University

Associate Professor Louise Crabtree-Hayes is a social scientist whose research focuses on the social, ecological and economic sustainability of community-driven housing developments in Australia; on housing innovation in practice and policy; on complex adaptive systems theory in urban contexts; and on property rights, institutional design and democracy. She is currently the lead investigator on an Australian Research Council grant on Australia’s affordable rental housing co-operatives with a team across Western Sydney University, University of Newcastle, and Swinburne University of Technology. The project has received funding from, and is partnering with, Common Equity Housing Ltd, Common Equity Housing South Australia, Common Equity New South Wales, Co-operation Housing, and United Housing Co-operative.