Tag Archive for: Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS)

National Affordable Housing Alliance

National Affordable Housing Alliance members are advocating for the implementation of four initial core policies.

COVID-19 rental housing and homelessness impacts in Australia

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.

Lift energy standards for new homes in 2022

It is time for Australian governments to catch up and do what’s best in the long-term interest of people by lifting the energy standards of new homes in the NationalConstruction Code.

Strong economic benefits from energy efficiency retrofits for low-income homes

The Deloitte report provides further evidence of the economic benefits of energy efficiency retrofit programs.

COVID-19 Rental Housing and Homelessness Policy Impacts

This report shows the gains made on reducing homelessness during the pandemic are slipping away and less than a third of those assisted with temporary hotel accommodation during the crisis were later transitioned into longer-term affordable housing.

Poverty, Property and Place

This analysis reveals the impact of the housing market on the ability of low-income households to maintain a decent standard of living.

National Affordable Housing Alliance

The Alliance recognises the growing calls for a social housing stimulus, reflecting the importance of this issue for the whole community.

New Summit Group

National Shelter has submitted their budget submission to the Federal Treasurer calling for investment in new social housing via SHARP, an Affordable Rental Incentive.

100 Families Report – Navigating Support Services

This bulletin focuses on the support systems families navigate, including formal (service) supports and informal supports such as friends and community.