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Confusion over affordable housing causes planning delays

May 16, 2019 0

A lack of regulation and clear definition around affordable housing options and quotas is causing a backlog in applications for residential developments in Victoria. The Australian state currently has no guidance for developers around how […]

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Affordable housing: who needs it and why

May 15, 2019 0

Dr Laurence Troy, UNSW City Futures Research Fellow There is a growing shortfall of affordable housing in Australia. Here’s what you need to know. Ben Knight: What is affordable housing? Laurence Troy: People talk about […]

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Housing under stress

May 13, 2019 0

More than a third of rental households in the Mountains are experiencing stress in trying to keep up payments, according to the latest figures. A report by Wentworth Community Housing and Western Sydney Community Forum […]

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Noosa housing distress needs addressing

May 10, 2019 0

One of the key social pressure points for Noosa is housing … or more precisely a lack of affordable housing for its workforce. And the 2017 housing needs assessment report, prepared for the Noosa Council […]

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Housing affordability needs multifaceted approach

May 8, 2019 0

Nick Allingame, UDIA WA President Anglicare Australia released its 10th annual “Rental Affordability Snapshot” recently. It painted a bleak picture of Australia’s rental market, particularly for those on low incomes. The report found just four […]

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Councils demand action on housing crisis

May 5, 2019 0

The Lord Mayors of Australia’s two biggest cities have launched a call for action on the nation’s homelessness and housing affordability crisis, demanding targeted funding and systemic change. The Mayors of Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne […]