Tag Archive for: Social Housing

Budget Briefing

Increased investment to spot purchase homes to increase social housing supply is very welcome.

Research estimates the costs of social and affordable housing shortages to society

The research forms a larger project being funded by several housing organisations including CHIA, Everybody’s Home and Shelter NSW.

IPCC: Climate Change 2022 Mitigation of Climate Change

The IPCC report calls out the need to embed equity principles in the solutions to reduce emissions and adapt to the climate change impacts already locked.

Collaboration for housing solutions in Margaret River

Concepts for four local projects were profiled at the forum, including densification of an existing social housing precinct.

‘What works’ to sustain Indigenous tenancies in Australia

Only around a third of Indigenous Australians own their own home, compared to two-thirds of non-Indigenous people.

A Liveability Framework to improve real life impacts for higher density homes

This framework identifies key liveability and accessibility elements.

Solar Potential of Australian Social Housing Stock

Australia’s social and community housing could host as much as 1.8 Gigawatts (GW) of rooftop solar, allowing some of Australia’s most vulnerable energy consumers to benefit from the low cost of solar.

Australia is at a crossroads

Australians need more social and affordable housing to support the four in ten of us who rent.

Ending homelessness in Australia: An evidence and policy deep dive

Homelessness is a complex problem. If we are to end it, we need to understand and engage all levers available to us.

Australia needs a social housing future fund

The future fund is an important mechanism to address the ongoing decline of Australia’s social housing stock.

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.

Waterwise public housing project expansion welcomed as win-win-win

During the pilot program, nearly 1,000 water audits were carried out at high water use public housing properties, with 620 receiving leak repairs and 735 receiving water efficient fixtures.

Community Housing Roundtable

The Minister signalled his intent to leverage Community Housing Providers opportunities to drive new supply referencing the social housing investment fund and opportunities to access government land.

Towards an Australian social housing best practice asset management framework

The research finds that social housing asset management is in need of reform.

Delivering More Affordable Housing: An Innovative Solution

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.

Homes for Homes

Homes for Homes are on track to generate more than $1 billion for social and affordable housing projects over the next 30 years.