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How much would it cost to end homelessness? We’ve got the answer.

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 22nd March 2023 -  We’ve found the experts who’ve crunched the numbers, and yes, it is possible for Australia to eliminate homelessness — and it will cost less than you think. Have you ever wondered how

Data reveals burden on homelessness services

Danielle Kutchel, Thursday, 8th December 2022 -  Specialist homelessness services struggled this year with unmet need and continued demand. The number of people assisted by specialist homelessness services (SHS) fell slightly

Addressing Australia’s rental crisis

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Wednesday, 16th November 2022 -  In order to alleviate rental stress, more affordable houses need to be built in well-connected areas, suggests AHURI. The challenges facing the affordability of Australian housing

Private sector interested in social housing, but there are risks involved

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Friday, 14th October 2022 -  Taking a multi-sector approach may offer a critical helping hand in the development of social and affordable housing, new research suggests. A partnership between government,

Redefining overcrowding in homelessness

Danielle Kutchel, Friday, 29th July 2022 -  Overcrowding is more to do with state of mind than square footage, according to new research from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute and Curtin University released

Researchers push to extend state care to 25

Luke Michael, Thursday, 7th October 2021 -  Advocates believe service providers would strongly support this raise to the leaving age   While the social sector has pushed for years to raise the leaving care age from 18 to 21,

Researchers warn of uneven housing supply across Australia

Luke Michael, Thursday, 27th August 2020 -  Housing supply varied across states and territories and also in mainland capital cities Around 1.5 million new homes were built in Australia between 2006 and 2016 but the growth of

Vulnerable Aussie families invisible to the homelessness system

Luke Michael, Thursday, 18th June 2020 -  Families experience unique challenges when it comes to homelessness A rising number of Australian families are experiencing homelessness but many remain invisible to the service

Soaring mortgage debt causing headaches for older Australians

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 28th August 2019 -  Older Australians are suffering mental health problems and psychological distress because of soaring mortgage debt, new research shows.   A report from the Australian Housing

How Can We Make it Easier For People With Disability to Find a Home?

Luke Michael, Friday, 23rd November 2018 -  Experts believe a new platform helping people with disability find a home could become the Airbnb of accessible housing.      Researchers from the Australian Housing and Urban

Government Would Save $1.6 Billion by Boosting Social Housing Construction to Post-war Levels, Says Report

Luke Michael, Friday, 16th November 2018 -  Australia needs a tenfold increase in social housing construction to combat a shortfall of almost half a million properties left by 25 years of inadequate investment, a new report

New Research Calls For National Housing Strategy

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 29th May 2018 -  A unified national housing strategy is crucial to addressing Australia’s shortfall of more than 200,000 affordable properties, according to new research. The Australian
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