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Community housing outperforming public housing

July 6, 2018 0

Community housing outperforms public housing in relation to its allocation of homes to those most in need, according to the latest Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report. The Housing assistance in Australia 2018 report found 86 […]

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Pathways to housing tax reform

July 5, 2018 0

Despite a sustained period of economic growth in Australia, housing affordability and accessibility have declined significantly in recent years. The resulting shortage of suitable, affordable housing is having an adverse effect on the housing needs and […]

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WA Affordable Housing Action Plan

July 5, 2018 0

The McGowan government’s Affordable Housing Action Plan 2017-18 to 2019-20​ commits to delivering 7,700 homes for people on low to moderate incomes, as well as investing in new construction that will support $2.3 billion in economic activity […]

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Happy New NHHA?

July 4, 2018 0

Four jurisdictions have now signed up to the new National Housing and Homelessness Agreement (NHHA) but, despite its early promise, there’s barely a mention of community housing in the four bilaterals so far finalised. The […]

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More supported accommodation for homeless

July 4, 2018 0

Minister for Social Housing Pru Goward today announced 10 new contracts had been awarded to non-government partners to replace other forms of accommodation such as motels. “We recognise that many people experiencing homelessness have complex […]

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Investors Keen on Built to Rent

July 4, 2018 0

Institutional investors are extremely interested in Build to Rent (BTR) as a new investment class, a forum of community housing, local government, financiers and Development Victoria heard this week. Alexandra Notay, from Places for People […]

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Reporting the realities of homelessness

July 3, 2018 0

With the second season of the SBS documentary series Filthy, Rich and Homeless set to air, The National Homelessness Conference 2018 will host an engaging session examining the media’s portrayal of homelessness issues. Patricia Karvelas, from ABC […]

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AFFORDABLE DEVELOPMENT MEETS COMMUNITY NEED

July 3, 2018 0

Churches of Christ in Queensland have officially opened a $10.6 million, 50 townhouse affordable living development in Kallangur, Queensland. The townhouses were built on land gifted by local philanthropists Ian and Neva Handy, and now […]