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Homelessness campaign holds out hope on social housing policies

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 15th May 2019 -  Candidates are being cautioned not to underestimate the power of voters experiencing rental stress, following the launch of the first home-loan deposit scheme, which advocates

What is the one thing you would tell the would-be prime minister?

Contributor, Tuesday, 23rd April 2019 -  Staff at Sacred Heart Mission share their thoughts on what the incoming government needs to know about homelessness. Homelessness has reached crisis point in Australia. One in 200

A letter to our would-be prime ministers

Chris Middendorp, Wednesday, 10th April 2019 -  Whoever wins the next election, the time has come to take action against the dire shortage of affordable housing in this nation, writes Chris Middendorp, manager Sacred Heart Central.

What the social economy wants from the federal budget

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 2nd April 2019 -  The expected theme behind Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s first budget, to be handed down on Tuesday, is a stronger economy and a secure future. But what does that mean for the social sector?

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

Australians With Disability Twice as Likely to be Evicted Without Cause

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 5th December 2018 -  People with disability who rent are almost twice as likely to experience a “no-grounds” eviction compared with other Australians, new research shows.    A report by Choice, National

Study Suggests Cooperatives Could Hold Key to Fixing Housing Crisis

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 11th July 2018 -  A new worldwide study suggests cooperative housing could hold the key to alleviating Australia’s housing crisis. Research commissioned by Australia’s peak co-op housing bodies

Older Women’s Housing Program Tackles Growing Crisis

Jeanette Large, Thursday, 24th May 2018 -  A new housing program hopes to help the increasing number of older women who find themselves living in unstable, highly overpriced or grossly inadequate housing, writes Jeanette

Social Investment Grant Program Grows By $100K

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 17th May 2018 -  Not-for-profit banking specialist Community Sector Banking has increased their Social Investment Grant Program by $100,000 this year. Applications are now open for the annual

Social Impact Investing Poses Potential Solution to Housing Crisis

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 16th May 2018 -  Social impact investing could be a game changer in helping to address Australia’s housing crisis. A new report, released on Wednesday by the Australian Housing and Urban Research

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 than

Housing and Homelessness ‘Forgotten and Abandoned’ in Budget

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 9th May 2018 -  Housing and homelessness issues were “forgotten and abandoned” in this year’s federal budget, according to advocates in the social sector.   Treasurer Scott Morrison’s budget
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