New research by the ACOSS/UNSW Poverty and Inequality Partnership shows renters on low and modest incomes are in the grip of a housing pincer, especially in regional Australia, as surging rents and the Commonwealth’s neglect of social and affordable housing creates acute stress.
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The Executive Officer of National Shelter Adrian Pisarski was the special guest speaker this year. In his Zoom presentation he announced the formation of “a historic coalition of community organisations” who are coming together to push for an investment in social housing.
The government has not heeded calls from industry, community, unions and a choir of leading economists to build homes for people unable to access ownership or high market rents.
The House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs has held two public hearings for its inquiry into homelessness in Australia.