If you weren’t able to attend the recent AHURI conference, you can still catch up on the information delivered by viewing video of plenary sessions, PowerPoint presentations accompanying all talks or read the wrap up of events.
The Australian National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety has compiled this summary of their research to inform practitioners about the impact of family violence on children.
The Victorian Public Tenants Association are asking for support for their campaign ‘Homes for All‘ aimed at petitioning government to provide more social housing in Victoria.
The bill proposing changes to the Residential Tenancies Act has been presented to parliament this month and is due to debated on the 23rd August, so there will be more news about what is happening to this much anticipated change to residential tenancy law after that date. You can still add your voice to the […]
1st Aug 2018 The Andrews Labor Government is investing in community housing in Bendigo to help vulnerable young people in the region find stable, affordable accommodation. Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz visited Bendigo today to announce a $2.78 million grant from the Victorian Property Fund for the construction of 16 dwellings at two sites, […]
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.