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Media Release: Rent’s still out of reach for 1/3 of West Australians

Rents remain unaffordable for lower income households, the latest release of the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) reveals.

ACOSS – GDP figures confirm economic case for urgent increase to Newstart and investment in social housing

The GDP figures released today further the strong case for increasing Newstart and investing in social housing in order to stimulate the economy, while acting on poverty and homelessness. “The Government can effectively work to boost the flagging economy by acting on poverty and homelessness,” ACOSS Director of Policy Jacqueline Phillips said. “An increase to […]