Budget 2018 – Housing investment is essential

June 14, 2018 0

Shelter Tas, Tasmania’s peak body for housing and homelessness services, welcomes the State Government’s recognition of the housing crisis in Tasmania by bringing forward $25m, and the recommitment of funds for Tasmania’s Affordable Housing Strategy […]

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Shelter Tasmania reveals budget wish list

June 11, 2018 0

Some Tasmanians pay up to 65 per cent of their income on rent, Shelter Tasmania says. Executive officer Pattie Chugg said the chronic shortage of affordable housing was forcing low income households to choose between food, heating […]


Last year’s affordable housing green shoots have withered

May 22, 2018 0

Budget 2018 fails the 1.5 million Australian households living in unaffordable rental housing or officially homeless, despite the urgent need for Commonwealth leadership on affordable housing policy. On Budget night 2017 Treasurer Morrison announced a […]

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Budget one more step toward greater affordability

May 21, 2018 0

Housing affordability remains a critical issue in Western Australia and indeed nationally, as a growing proportion of the population struggles to find appropriate rental housing or get their foot on the ladder to purchase their […]