Tag Archive for: Housing

Industry scare tactics branded unhelpful as WA government considers rental reforms

These claims are ridiculous, but our worry is they’re unnecessarily scaring the community.

Housing Taxation in OECD countries

The report notes young people are being locked out of a housing market dominated by richer, older men.

Stamping out Stamp Duty – WA’s case for change

CCIWA’s ‘Stamping out stamp duty’ report builds upon widespread expert support, by the Henry Tax Review, ACOSS, St Vincent de Paul, UDIA, the OECD, the IMF and the Productivity Commission.

The case for stamp duty reform in WA

The report makes the case for the abolition of stamp duty on property transfers, and the introduction of a fairer, broad-based replacement tax on the property’s Gross Rental Value.

Homes for All: A Roadmap to Affordable Housing

To say that housing in Australia is broken is an understatement. It is in meltdown, and we won’t be able to truly fix it until we redesign our housing policies.

People with Disability in Australia 2022

The availability of affordable, sustainable and appropriate housing helps people with disability to participate in the social, economic and community aspects of everyday life.

Australia’s COVID-19 pandemic housing policy responses

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.

Housing dropped from Infrastructure Australia priority list

In recent years Infrastructure Australia has broadened its focus to social infrastructure, including social and affordable housing.

Keeping kids safe and well: your voices

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.

Behind the Line: Poverty and disadvantage in Australia 2022

The report contains the section ‘The Role of Housing Costs in Driving Poverty’ which focuses on how financially vulnerable people are forced to make spending decisions on really tight margins with little or no discretionary income.

Youth Long-term Housing and Support Program

At a state and national level, there is ongoing recognition that young people are a particularly vulnerable cohort that require dedicated, age-appropriate services to support their mental health and potentially cooccurring alcohol and other drug needs.

ROGS Housing and Homelessness services analysis

Public housing dwelling conditions have continued to deteriorate across the state, with only 78.2 per cent of public dwellings meeting minimum acceptable standards.

Dropping off the Edge 2021

The report includes focus groups and interviews in eight communities in six different states and territories, including one in WA (Narrogin).

Leaving rehab: enhancing transitions into stable housing

This research presents policy and practice recommendations to enhance the coordination of housing, health and social care supports for individuals leaving residential treatment for mental health or substance use problems.

Housing and Assets Division

The new Housing and Assets Division will bring together the functions of the existing Assets Division and the Housing Policy functions from other divisions.