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National Shelter Budget Submissions

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

Everybody’s Home Pledge

Two Western Australian Labor MP’s have signed the pledge to support more social housing to create jobs and help end homelessness.

Social Housing needed to end Homelessness in WA

Skyrocketing rents, a tightening of the rental market and widespread job losses has increased the urgent need for more social housing in Western Australia.

National Shelter Update

National Shelter’s meetings with Ministerial Advisors have brought a new level of collaboration between housing and homelessness peaks over the COVID period.

MEDIA RELEASE: SHARP investment in Social Housing will create one thousand jobs

New modelling released today by National Shelter in partnership with the Community Housing Industry Association demonstrates how investment in a four-year social housing program will complement the McGowan housing investment package.

Economic Impacts of Social Housing Investment

The Social Housing Acceleration and Renovation Program (SHARP) aims to build 30,000 social housing units over a four-year period, plus accelerate the maintenance and renovation ofexisting social housing stock.

Investment in social housing will create jobs and improve social outcomes

National housing and homelessness leaders have called for an immediate employment-boosting investment to expand Australia’s social housing by 30,000 homes as the country experiences a wave of job losses due to COVID-19.