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Does Australia Need a Federal Housing Minister?

August 11, 2017 0

By all means, policy relating to housing is complex. At a state level, areas which impact upon housing include planning and infrastructure, taxation (such as stamp duty, land tax and the like) and public housing […]

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Lack of affordable housing raises alarm

August 10, 2017 0

Experts have expressed alarm at the shrinking number of affordable rental properties in Wyndham. To mark Homeless Week (August 7-13), the Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) has launched a petition calling for 100,000 new social […]

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Rental squeeze spreads to Whittlesea, Hume

August 8, 2017 0

Rental affordability is in decline in Whittlesea and Hume with less than 20 per cent of private rentals affordable to low income earners, new data reveals. An analysis of the private rental market by support […]

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Report: Social Impact Investing for Housing & Homeless

August 8, 2017 0

Cross-sectoral collaboration that can untap new sources of capital. Social Impact Investments (SII) are an innovative and growing mechanism for funding solutions to complex social problems, including housing and homelessness policy, says a new report […]

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Singles reach out for help

August 7, 2017 0

Nearly half of all people who sought assistance from BeyondHousing to prevent homelessness in Wodonga and Wangaratta last year were single. BeyondHousing chief executive officer Celia Adams said in addition to demand for services increasing by […]

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Report says housing stress is impacting SA

August 7, 2017 0

More than 100,000 South Australians are living with ‘housing stress’, the state’s peak welfare group says. The South Australian Council of Social Service has released its latest cost of living update and says 107,000 households […]