In response to the Victorian Government budget allocation for building new public housing properties in Geelong, Ballarat and Darebin, Maribyrnong, Stonnington and Whitehorse council areas in Melbourne, the CEO of Beyond Housing , Celia Adams has commented via the media about the lack of public housing allocation for Shepparton. Read the full story at Shepparton News […]
You can read a short analysis of how the budget addressed our sector on the ProBono Australia website.
Great ABC news story featuring a Ngoonooru-Wadjari woman who tackled homelessness by getting on top of money management.
ProBono Australia discusses the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation’s $315 million social bond launch.
In an effort to have input into shaping the State Government’s budget allocation toward housing, CHP have released a pre budget submission addressing the social inequities underpinning homelessness and targets for addressing the housing shortfall.
Don’t worry, you can view slideshows and listen to audio of the discussion, ‘Is social housing infrastructure?’ on the Australian Housing & Urban Research Institute’s website.
See the ABC news website for this story that explains causes of the increasing trend of working people accessing homelessness services.
The November 2018 Rental Affordability Index is released bi-annually and available to read now.
Prior to the State election, the Labour party pledged the following as part of their election platform- Invest $209 million to build an additional 1,000 public housing properties over three years. Establish Victoria’s first LGBTI Homelessness Grants Program, in recognition of the fact LGBTI people are more than twice as likely to experience homelessness. For detailed information you […]
The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) have just released Social housing as infrastructure:an investment pathway. The report suggests that Victoria needs to increase its social housing stock significantly and provides a detailed examination of the issues related to funding this type of infrastructure.