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.
Financial modelling shows how different combinations of federal, state and private sector support – and tenure mix and geographic location – can narrow the funding gap for community housing.
Homes for Homes are on track to generate more than $1 billion for social and affordable housing projects over the next 30 years.
Shelter WA’s input focussed on parts of the housing system where affordability issues are most acute and supply is most severely constrained.
Examining the reuse potential of commercial buildings has been of recent interest in the context of an ongoing affordable housing shortage in WA.
Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning will increase the supply of social and affordable housing for the rising number of Australians experiencing rental stress and housing scarcity.
Peak housing and homelessness body Shelter WA congratulates the Minister for Housing and the McGowan Government on new social housing investment to deliver desperately needed homes across WA.
States fail to meet the required level of provision in the face of existing and future demand for social housing.
In partnership with Rio Tinto and Woodside the City of Karratha worked to understand what housing and accommodation was vacant.
Figures released last month showed that at least 56 people died while homeless in Perth in 2020.
Findings from the polling, released to coincide with Homelessness Week 2021, show that housing, rental affordability and homelessness are in the top three issues that the community would like to see the state government focus on.
Since the ending of the rental moratorium in March this year Shelter WA, in partnership with our members and key partners, continues to take the pulse of the number of people seeking housing assistance across the community sector. The first update was given at the Rental Roundtable held a month on from the ending of […]
Shelter WA welcomes the inclusion of social and affordable housing as a designated sector in the strategy, and the recognition of social and affordable housing as vital social and economic infrastructure.
Peak housing and homelessness body Shelter WA has identified thirty government owned land and buildings for sale that could be used towards helping solve the affordable housing shortage.
The planning system plays a critical role in facilitating social and affordable housing and diverse and inclusive communities.
This report analyses data and presents findings drawn from Anglicare’s own services, focusing on areas arising from COVID-19.