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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 […]

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AUSTRALIA’S LEAST AFFORDABLE CAPITAL CITY: HOBART

June 6, 2018 0

Tasmania’s peak body for housing and homelessness continues to be concerned at the escalating levels of unaffordable rents, highlighted by the latest Rental Affordability Index (RAI) produced by SGS Economics & Planning. “Rental affordability in […]

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Housing shortage will take time to fix: MyState Limited

May 30, 2018 0

Tasmania’s housing shortage will take time to resolve, financial institution MyState Limited believes. “Of the Tasmanian house purchases financed in the three months to February, only 3.5 per cent were purchased brand new, with 10.2 […]