There are seven recommendations in the report, ranging from government policy changes to unlock the value of community housing to project structures and delivery methods.
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This report highlights additional opportunities to build on this partnership enabling government funding to meet a greater proportion of unmet need.
Shelter WA will continue to facilitate collaboration between the four providers and build on the established momentum to facilitate knowledge sharing and peer support.
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.
Failure to recognise the distinct regional housing markets in Australia and respond accordingly will see the current pressures continue to escalate.
Structural barriers to home building in regional Australia is outlined as the key reason for building not keeping pace with population growth.
By household type, the strongest growth in new households is expected from lone person households (595,000), followed by couple families without children (488,000), then couple families with children (361,000).
Shelter WA received a COVID-19 grant from Lotterywest to develop a regional engagement framework across the nine regions.
The future fund is an important mechanism to address the ongoing decline of Australia’s social housing stock.
Recommendations include that consideration be given to increasing the maximum size of individual grants available under the Capacity Building Program to $75,000.
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.
Developer contributions for local infrastructure are inconsistent, lack transparency and have broadened in scope, adding more to the cost of new homes and potentially impeding new housing supply, according to the paper.
This paper focuses on harnessing the contributions from different stakeholders – federal and state governments, institutional investors and community housing providers (CHPs) – bringing together the most efficient financing mix to drive more housing supply.
The Victorian government is strongly supporting its community housing sector as a key delivery partner in the Big Housing Build.
Eligible community housing providers can access tailored assistance from a panel of approved professional advisory service providers to help with applications for funding from either NHFIC’s Affordable Housing Bond Aggregator or the National Housing Infrastructure Facility.
The National Housing Finance Investment Corporation (NHFIC) has extended its capacity grant program for a further twelve months.