Rental Affordability Index Report November 2016

Produced by National Shelter, Community Sector Banking and SGS Economics & Planning, the RAI is an easy to understand indicator of rental affordability relative to household incomes across Australia. Released biannually, the RAI is intended to complement the Housing Affordability Index (HAI), which is a price index for the purchase of houses.

Adrian Pisarski, Executive Officer of National Shelter, said the index shows “low income households continue to face unaffordable rents and high levels of housing stress despite some improvements in

2019-05-21T13:28:53+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Publications, Rental Affordability Index|

Rental Affordability Index Release November 2016

Produced by National Shelter, Community Sector Banking and SGS Economics & Planning, the RAI is an easy to understand indicator of rental affordability relative to household incomes across Australia. Released biannually, the RAI is intended to complement the Housing Affordability Index (HAI), which is a price index for the purchase of houses.

Adrian Pisarski, Executive Officer of National Shelter, said the index shows “low income households continue to face unaffordable rents and high levels of housing stress despite some improvements in

2019-05-21T13:28:54+00:00November 21st, 2016|Publications, Rental Affordability Index|

National Shelter Submission to ALP Discussion Paper on Housing

National Shelter welcomes the opportunity to provide this submission to the Australian Labor Party Discussion Paper on Housing Affordability. Our submission is based upon National Shelter’s role as Australia’s peak housing advocacy organisation, our Policy Platform, Meeting Australia’s Housing Challenges, developed over a number of years in consultation with our members across the country, as well as more recent consultations National Shelter conducted around the National Affordable Housing Agreement.

National Shelter has worked closely with Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS), Homelessness Australia, the National Association for

Peaks essential to consultation processes

A Joint statement from National Shelter, Community Housing Federation of Australia and Homelessness Australia - Australia’s housing and homelessness peaks- called on the Abbott Government to make good on their promise to be more consultative by restoring funding to the peak bodies who provide a voice for vulnerable Australians.

Download - Peaks essential to consultation processes

Anti-poverty week message: reform housing system or face new wave of poverty

Housing peak National Shelter has chosen Anti-Poverty week to warn that unless Australia reforms our housing system we face a new wave of poverty.

National Shelter Chairperson Adam Farrar said that house prices and rents are stretching ordinary Australians to breaking point and far too many people are completely excluded from safe, secure and affordable housing.

Anti-Poverty Week

2019-01-29T13:31:44+00:00October 14th, 2014|Factsheets, Publications|

Financial impact of asset transfers from state/territory governments to community housing organisations

This report was written for National Shelter by Sphere consulting.  It explores the appetite and issues relating to stock transfer around the country.  It also provides a model showing the minimum level of asset transfer needed to optimise the leverage from such transfers.

Final Report Stock Transfers 0714

 

2019-05-21T13:36:40+00:00October 14th, 2014|Housing Supply, Policy Papers, Publications|