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One Million Social and Affordable Homes Needed to Combat Rental Stress

Luke Michael, Thursday, 14th March 2019 -  Australia needs to build more than a million social and affordable houses over the next 20 years to keep pace with the growing number of people struggling to pay their rent, new analysis

Vulnerable People Need Greater Social Housing Support

Luke Michael, Friday, 1st March 2019 -  Disadvantaged Australians are struggling to settle into social housing, with research revealing 43 per cent of residents are leaving their properties within 18 months. The report

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Pushing Homelessness to the Front

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 11th February 2019 -  With homelessness rates rising rapidly, Kate Colvin, policy manager for Council to Homeless Persons, and spokesperson for the Everybody’s Home Campaign, is battling to make

Sector Slams Social Housing Spending at All Levels of Government

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 23rd January 2019 -  Victoria spends less than any other state in Australia on social housing, new research shows, with the community housing sector labelling the figures a “damning insight” into

Community Groups Warn of Rental Affordability Catastrophe in NSW

Luke Michael, Friday, 11th January 2019 -  New South Wales faces a looming catastrophe in rental affordability unless drastic action is taken to address a huge social housing shortfall, community groups have warned on the

Sector Celebrates Shorten’s Historic Affordable Housing Commitment

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 18th December 2018 -  The community sector is celebrating Labor’s election commitment of 250,000 affordable rental properties over ten years, labelling it a game changer for vulnerable Australians

Alliance Calls For Urgent Affordable Housing Action

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 12th October 2018 -  With the Victorian state election around the corner, an alliance of housing and homelessness groups are calling for 3,000 public and community housing options to be built every year

Greens Push Government For Homelessness Targets

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 24th September 2018 -  The Greens say the Coalition are showing a lack of commitment to fighting homelessness, and are calling on the federal government to introduce specific targets to tackle the problem.

New Research Finds Many Fear Threat Of Homelessness

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 8th August 2018 -  Homelessness is now a mainstream issue in Australia, social sector advocates say, after new research revealed 42 per cent of Australians feared becoming homeless. The Essential

Homelessness Leaving Young Australians Fearful of ‘Losing’ Future

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 1st August 2018 -  One in six young Australians have experienced homelessness, new data shows, and a lack of resources and awareness is leaving affected young people fearful of “losing” their

Government Policy Failure to Blame for Rising Homelessness

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 15th May 2018 -  The Australian government’s failure to invest in social and affordable housing and policy failures around welfare are the key drivers behind rising homelessness in Australia,

Demand for Food and Housing Hits ‘Crisis Point’

Luke Michael, Friday, 11th May 2018 -  Demand for food and housing has hit “crisis point” in Australia, with a mobile website connecting people in need with basic services reaching one million searches in little more
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