AHURI’s inquiry document provides a comprehensive analysis of how the private rental market has changed and asks questions that are particularly relevant to the housing and homelessness sector. While wading through the entire article may not be an option for the time poor, AHURI has included an Executive Summary and Policy Evidence Summary to assist.
COTA have released two new resources ‘Death of a Partner: A practical guide for partners and family‘ and ‘Safeguarding the End of the Rainbow: A guide for LGTBI people to plan an end of life of their choice‘. Both are timely and useful resources given the increasing numbers of older people experiencing homelessness and housing […]
SBS will be airing a second series of ‘Filthy, Rich and Homeless‘ beginning August 14 and it’s generating discussion already. Pro Bono Australia are asking ‘Can TV Show Us What it is Really Like to be Homeless?’ in an article featuring comments by Jenny Smith of Council to Homeless Persons here in Victoria. If nothing […]
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.
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. […]