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Is Social Housing Essential Infrastructure?

We know that safe, adequate, affordable and appropriate housing is essential for our health, well-being and social and economic security. Via The Conversation, by Kathleen Flanagan...

‘Growth’ of Community Housing May Be An Illusion. The Cost-Shifting Isn’t.

Southern Cross Housing, a non-profit community housing provider, took over management of just under 1,000 public housing dwellings on the New South Wales South...

Report recommends more multi-residential construction in WA

Western Australia's housing construction activity will remain flat in 2018-19, with a subdued recovery expected to continue next year and into 2020-21, a leading...

$2b housing scheme to provide affordable housing for Queenslanders

A new Palaszczuk Government scheme that unlocks $2 billion worth of equity will provide more social and affordable housing for Queenslanders. MEDIA RELEASE Minister for Housing...

Australia needs to triple its social housing by 2036. This is...

Australia needs to triple its small stock of social housing over the next 20 years to cover both the existing backlog and newly emerging need. Via The Conversation - By Julie Lawson (Honorary...

To make housing more affordable this is what state governments need...

House prices might now be falling, but Australians’ anxiety over housing affordability is not. Price falls of a few percentage points in Sydney and Melbourne...

A community fix for the affordable housing crisis

Jeannie loves her apartment. It has a separate bedroom, a small bathroom, and an open-plan kitchen, lounge and dining area. It’s compact, but sliding...

Councils’ help with affordable housing shows how local government can make...

Tasmania is in the grip of a rental housing affordability crisis. What do local governments do to help? By Erika Altmann - Property and Housing Management...

Homelessness: Australia’s shameful story of policy complacency and failure continues

Exactly a decade ago in 2008, the Australian government committed to an ambitious strategy to halve national homelessness by 2020. By Hal Pawson - Associate Director -...

Voices of residents missing in a time of crisis for public...

The 30% increase in the number of homeless people between the 2006 and 2016 censuses is likely to continue in the absence of evidence-based public housing policy....