Researcher

Mr Chris John Hartley

Biography

I am a Research Fellow at CSI UNSW with a research focus in housing and homelessness and expertise in social housing policy, outcomes measurement in specialist homelessness services, homelessness and trauma, and research co-design with people who have a lived experience of homelessness.

I have over a decade of experience in the homelessness sector having previously worked as the Senior Policy Officer with Homelessness NSW and Policy...view more

I am a Research Fellow at CSI UNSW with a research focus in housing and homelessness and expertise in social housing policy, outcomes measurement in specialist homelessness services, homelessness and trauma, and research co-design with people who have a lived experience of homelessness.

I have over a decade of experience in the homelessness sector having previously worked as the Senior Policy Officer with Homelessness NSW and Policy Officer/Solicitor with the Homeless Persons’ Legal Service. In both of these roles, Chris successfully led campaigns to achieve major federal, state and local government reform in the areas of housing and homelessness policy.

I am  a member of the Everybody’s Home campaign, chair of the Eastern Area Tenants Service and a board member of the Northern Community Gateway


My Qualifications

B. Arts, University of New South Wales
LLB, University of New South Wales
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law

My Research Activities

Pawson, H., Parsell, C., Liu, E., Hartley, C. & Thompson, S. (2020). Australian Homelessness Monitor 2020 . Melbourne: Lunch Housing. https:// cms.launchhousing.org.au/app/uploads/2020/10/Australian
Homelessness Monitor 2020.pdf

Muir, K., Powell, A., Flanagan, K., Stone, W., Tually, S., Faulkner, D., Hartley, C. and Pawson, H. ‘A pathway to where?’ Inquiry into understanding and reimagining social housing pathways, AHURI Final Report No. 332, AHURI, Melbourne

Hartley, C., Flanaghan K. As simple as finding a job? Getting people out of social housing is much more complex than that. The Conversation https://theconversation.com/as-simple-as-finding-a-job-getting-people-out-of-social-housing-is-much-more-complex-than-that-128006

Powell, A., Hartley, C. Focus on managing social housing waiting lists is failing low-income households, The Conversation https://theconversation.com/focus-on-managing-social-housing-waiting-lists-is-failing-low-income-households-120675

Ahearn, E.R., Noone, J.H., Hartley, C. ,&.Barnes E.,(2019). Impact Evaluation for Hope Housing. A report for Hope Housing. Sydney: Centre for Social Impact, UNSW. 

 

 

 

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