An interesting article from the ABC news website that highlights the development potential of vacant buildings in our communities for addressing the issue of homelessness and housing affordability.
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The Australian Housing and Urban Institute have released a report ‘Navigating a Changing Private Rental Sector: opportunities and challenges for low income renters‘ that explains the wide range of complex issues affecting private rental pricing and availability.
The SHS training calendar for Semester 2 is available now and training will also be listed on the LMH Network Training & Events page.
Planning For Robinvale’s Growth With Housing Strategy 6th Jul 2018 The Andrews Labor Government is getting it done for Robinvale with a $50,000 grant awarded today to Swan Hill Rural City Council to develop a Robinvale Housing Strategy project. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the funding from the Stronger Regional Communities Plan, which […]
Better Public Housing For Bendigo 5th Jul 2018 Public housing tenants in Bendigo will benefit from $10 million in improvements to public housing estates, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government boost to regional public housing. Minister for Housing Martin Foley today announced the upgrade to the Virginia Hill estate, which will improve public spaces and […]
To read this report and see other reports about the current state of private rental supply in Australia, visit Swinburne University’s Analysis & Policy Observatory web page
Some timely reminders from Bryony at DHHS- Key points: Call ahead before you send an ereferral! This is very important for a number of reasons. A key one is you will need to check if the provider is set up to receive ereferrals and knows to check their referral tab. Otherwise ereferrals may go unnoticed. […]
The National Housing and Homelessness Agreement begins this month and replaces the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH) and the National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA). As each state and territory sign the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement (NHHA), the documents are loaded on to the Council of Federal Financial Relations website and a copy of the […]
Pro Bono Australia has posted this story on the inquiry, noting some of the more important findings and gauges the reaction of peak bodies. The full report is available on the Parliament of Victoria website.
The first national longitudinal study of homelessness in Australia, The Australian Homelessness Monitor 2018 has now been released and tracks key data on rates and types of homelessness in Australia and sets a benchmark for action on Australia’s housing crisis. Launch Housing commissioned the Monitor in conjunction with the University of NSW Sydney and the University of […]