Getting on the priority wait list is so challenging some applicants just give up.
Finding stable housing is one of the biggest challenges facing prison leavers. Access to public housing flattens the curve on recidivism.
In Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, housing cooperatives help both renters and those wanting to own a secure, high-quality home. Better housing options for Australia are waiting in plain sight.
UNSW and ACOSS partnership launches an international review of housing and homelessness policies.
UNSW Sydney and ACOSS partnership research shows the impact of the pandemic on long-standing unaffordability, inequality and indebtedness.
Systemic reform for housing policy in Australia is still needed despite innovative emergency responses during the pandemic.
Many older women are in desperate need of affordable housing where they can age in place securely, with dignity and as part of a community. The siheyuan model offers ways to meet these needs.
A hands-off federal government simply isn't helping.
Australia found shelter for more than 33,000 rough sleepers and other homeless people during the pandemic, but a coming surge in homelessness demands a comprehensive national housing strategy.
The fallout from COVID-19 for housing and homelessness just adds to the urgency of fixing the long-standing ills of the housing market. The well-being of Australia's economy and people depends on it.