Submission to PC Introducing Competition and Informed User Choice into Human Services:

In our response to the draft Productivity Commission's Introducing Competition and Informed User Choice into Human Services: Reforms to Human Services Draft Report, National Shelter reflects the premise that social housing is broken, and argues for a systemic approach to reform taking in the whole of the Australian housing system including the growing private rental segment and changing patterns of home purchase and retention.

Web National Shelter Productivity Commission Review Submission

 

National Renters Survey with CHOICE and NATO

Aussie renters facing insecurity and poor quality housing, with 50% reporting discrimination

Report EMBARGOED until Thursday 16 February 2017 

The Australian Rental Market Report Final Web

National Shelter has partnered with CHOICE and the National Association of Tenants’ Organisations to call for governments to prioritise rental security and quality issues, alongside housing affordability, as a national study reveals widespread fear and discrimination faced by thousands of Australians.

“Governments across Australia are rightly focused on the issue of housing affordability. Affordability is extremely important to renters, but it

2019-05-21T13:50:35+00:00February 14th, 2017|Housing Supply, Publications, Renters Report|

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

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|

Meeting housing challenges (summary)

October 2012

Australia faces four key housing challenges in 2012:

  • making housing more affordable
  • reforming the private rental market
  • combatting homelessness, and
  • revitalising social housing.

These critical issues are addressed in our new policy platform, 'Meeting housing challenges'. A draft long version is also available.

rpt1210 Meeting Housing Challenges - Summary

2019-05-21T13:39:29+00:00October 19th, 2012|Housing Supply, Publications, Submissions|