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Focus on managing social housing waiting lists is failing low-income households

A need to manage waiting lists, rather than ensuring positive outcomes for tenant households, strongly influences social housing policy, newly published research finds. This situation...

Australia’s social housing policy needs an investment overhaul

Australia will need another 730,000 social housing dwellings in 20 years if it is to tackle homelessness and housing stress among low-income renters. Via The...

Improving low-income renters’ access to decent housing

People’s quality of life, their health and their comfort can suffer when living in poor-quality housing. Via The Conversation. Authors: Edgar Liu (Senior Research Fellow at City...

Opinion: On Housing, There’s Clear Blue Water Between the Main Parties

Labor’s bold stance on housing tax reform and investment makes this one of the likely policy flashpoints in the coming election campaign. Via The Conversation - By...

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...