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Young People in Public Housing ‘Shout Out’ for Jobs

Wendy Williams, Friday, 10th February 2017 -  Young people living in public housing are getting a “shout out” to help them find job opportunities that are right for them. The Victorian Public Tenants Association and the Brotherhood

Shifting Management to NFPs is Good for Public Housing

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 25th January 2017 -  Transferring the management of public housing from state and territory governments to not-for-profit housing providers can revive run-down estates and build more homes, according

Homelessness is the Canary in the Coalmine

Robert Pradolin, Tuesday, 2nd August 2016 -  The economic impact and productivity of this country is inextricably linked to the fundamental need for a stable form of shelter for all Australians, writes philanthropist and property

Ditching Logan’s Public-Private Regeneration Sets QLD Back on Social & Affordable Housing

Hal Pawson, Tuesday, 26th July 2016 -  Opinion: Hal Pawson, professor housing research and policy and associate director at the City Futures Research Centre, UNSW, questions why the Queensland government walked away

Low Income Families Crushed by Rent in Outer Suburbs

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 9th October 2014 -  Outer suburban and regional electorates are home to some of the most rent stressed households in Victoria and $200 million investment in social housing and new housing is needed every…

QLD Budget Commits $250M to Public Housing

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th June 2014 -  The Queensland State Government has committed almost $250 million to provide more accessible public housing for vulnerable people, as part of its 2014-2015 Budget. Housing and…

Greens Call for Inquiry on NSW Public Housing ‘Crisis’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 1st August 2013 -  The number of people on the NSW social housing waiting list could blow out to more than 86,000 within three years, if the current situation doesn’t change, according to the Auditor…

Opinion

Need for a Better Housing Future

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 6th June 2013 -  OPINION: The shift away from government provision of public housing towards a private market subsidised by government payments for low income earners has been a disaster, says Andrew…

Reform Needed to Protect Public Housing Tenants

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th September 2012 -  The lack of protection of people living in public housing from forced eviction under Australian law, will be the focus of an upcoming lecture by Justice Kevin Bell of the Victorian…

Tenants Satisfied with Public Housing – Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th August 2012 - 
Public housing in the inner Melbourne suburb of Carlton. Photo: Krstnn Hrmnsn/ Flickr The majority of Australia’s public housing tenants are satisfied with the services…
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