This research project focused on alternative models with the potential to meet the needs of older Australians.
The research reveals signs of intensifying stress within the social housing system when it comes to allocating limited housing supply for non-priority applicants in particular.
This report is based on findings from 73 homelessness services operating across WA and outcomes from focus groups comprising of homelessness service CEOs and managers.
Failure to recognise the distinct regional housing markets in Australia and respond accordingly will see the current pressures continue to escalate.
The Rental Affordability Snapshot found median rents increased around $50 per week since last year.
The research forms a larger project being funded by several housing organisations including CHIA, Everybody’s Home and Shelter NSW.
It considered literature and policy from Australia and a small number of international comparator policies; conducted online surveys of landlords and of economists; and consulted key stake holders.
Children and young people are experts in their own lives, and their insights are critical for understanding how we can better support their safety and wellbeing.
The IPCC report calls out the need to embed equity principles in the solutions to reduce emissions and adapt to the climate change impacts already locked.
Structural barriers to home building in regional Australia is outlined as the key reason for building not keeping pace with population growth.
The Australia-wide poll of 1,100 people undertaken last week by Essential Media also found women are more concerned than men when it comes to the issue of affordability.
The report highlights that, with house prices also having risen sharply during the crisis in most of the researched countries, housing affordability pressures are now generally even more acute in 2022 than when COVID first hit.
In this report, the Committee makes sixteen recommendations to improve housing supply and affordability across the country.
Infrastructure Australia have released their inaugural Regional Strengths and Infrastructure Gaps report.
The national Better Renting campaign has launched its very excellent Hot Homes: Renter Researchers’ experiences of summer 21-22 report.
This report is part of a series on poverty and inequality in Australia produced by a partnership between the Australian Council of Social Service and the University of New South Wales.