Jenny Ombler

Jenny is a Research Fellow at the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities, and He Kāinga Oranga/Housing and Health Research programme. Her research interests include governance and policy, urban form, homelessness, social justice and human rights. She has a background in critical theory and international relations.

Jenny has been involved in the Resilient Urban Futures programme (Drivers of Urban Change strand; Cities in New Zealand book) and the Housing First research programme.

Jenny has recently begun a PhD on the right to housing.

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Key publications

  1. He Kāinga Oranga: reflections on 25 years of measuring the improved health, wellbeing and sustainability of healthier housing.
    Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand,
  2. Chun, S. Johnson, E. McMinn, C.
    Post-housing first outcomes amongst a cohort of formerly homeless youth in Aotearoa New Zealand.
    Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand,
  3. Chun, S.
    Outcomes for Māori clients in the Housing First programme in Aotearoa New Zealand.
    International Journal of Population Data Science,
  4. Kebbell, S.
    Nudging towards urban walkability in a car-dependent New Zealand neighbourhood.
    In M. Jones, L. Rice & F. Meraz (Eds.), Designing for health & wellbeing: Home, city, society.
    (pp. 87-108). Wilmington, USA: Vernon Press.
  5. Rivera-Muñoz, G.
    Local councils and public consultation: Extending the reach of democracy.
    Policy Quarterly
    12(4), 20-27.
  6. Early, L. Hamer-Adams, A.
    In L. Early, P. Howden-Chapman & M. Russell (Eds.), Drivers of urban change.
    (pp. 7-14). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.