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A report released as part of the UNSW-ACOSS Poverty and Inequality Partnership, and supported by Mission Australia, National Shelter and Queensland Shelter, looks at the domains of rental housing and homelessness and how they have been impacted by COVID-19. Read
National Shelter has released its Budget Submission for 2021/22; in it we welcome the Federal Government’s consolidation of housing responsibilities into a single Housing Minister - The Hon Michael Sukkar MP, and we look forward to an opportunity to meet
National Shelter urges the government and all parties to commit to a national plan and strategy to address affordable housing in Australia and enable governments, the private and community sectors to work together to solve the current affordable housing crisis.
The latest release of the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) highlights that JobSeeker recipients are facing severe rental stress across the country. The RAI is an indicator of the price of rents relative to household incomes based on new rental agreements.
The 29-year run of GDP growth in Australia has now ended with the 2020 recession. While much of the growth run was driven initially by productivity gains and micro and macroeconomic reforms, over the past decade it’s been driven more
Read the full Rental Affordability Index for November 2019 here.
Read the full report for the National Rental Affordability Index for November 2017.
Read the full report for the National Rental Affordability Index for May 2017.
National Shelter submission to the Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving the Energy Efficiency of Rental Properties) Act 2018
National Shelter submission to the Treasury Laws Amendment
2018 Policy Platform ATSI as approved 220318