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Five lessons Australia could learn from Wales on ending homelessness

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th August 2019 -  Homelessness is on the rise in Australia, and advocates say attempts to reduce the rising numbers have been fruitless. But Wales is treating the issue a little differently, and it

Communal living touted as answer to Australia’s housing problems

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 9th July 2019 -  Collaborative living could alleviate the housing affordability crisis and give older Australians more freedom, says a new guide aiming to change the way Australians view their

The electorates with the highest rental stress are probably not where you think they are

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 1st May 2019 -  Traditionally affordable areas like western Sydney, and regional parts of NSW and southeastern Queensland dominate the 20 electorates with the highest rates of rental stress in

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

Vital Action Needed to House Seniors as Population Rises

Contributor, Tuesday, 4th September 2018 -  Immediate affordable housing action is needed to deal with Australia’s ever-increasing aging population, writes Horizon Housing CEO Jason Cubit. It’s Australia’s startling

Report Finds Sharp Rise in Older Women Experiencing Homelessness

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 28th August 2018 -  Older women experiencing homelessness has risen 31 per cent since 2011, according to new research. The report, “Retiring into Poverty”, released by the National Older Women’s Housing

Changemaker

A Vision for Improved Housing Affordability in Australia

Luke Michael, Monday, 7th May 2018 -  Adrian Pisarski is the executive officer of National Shelter and has almost 40 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector. He is this week’s Changemaker. Pisarski has worked

Tiny Solutions for Big Problems

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 17th April 2018 -  Tiny homes could hold the key to a broad range of community needs including affordable housing. According to the co-founders of Tiny Non-profit, “a tiny non-profit making tiny homes

US Inspires $1 Million Grant For Community Housing Providers

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 20th March 2018 -  Australia will look to mimic a successful affordable housing approach from the United States, with the launch of an Affordable Housing Challenge offering a $1 million grant to community

Increasing Wages Would Make The Australian Economy Safer

Stephen Kinsella, Friday, 17th November 2017 -  A lack of wage growth is hurting those on low to middle incomes, with almost a third of Australian households “over-indebted”, writes Stephen Kinsella from the University of Melbourne

Property Industry – We Are Losing Our Social License To Operate

Robert Pradolin, Wednesday, 25th October 2017 -  Ever-increasing housing “unaffordability” in Australia is eroding the property industry’s social license to operate, writes Robert Pradolin, philanthropist and former general

NSW and Victoria Falling Behind on Housing Affordability

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 11th October 2017 -  New South Wales and Victoria have fallen behind other states in addressing housing affordability, according to new research from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.
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