Read about Shelter SA's national investivation into private rental tenancies, a change of staff, the development of a new National Affordable Housing Summit group and more!
Updated August 2020. View the latest government spending on COVID-19 state by state here.
No Place Like Home A Social and Affordable Housing Program to rebuild Australia's homes. National Shelter Budget Proposals for Federal Budget October 2020 Read more here.
National Shelter hosted a forum highlighting the modelling behind our Social Housing Acceleration and Renovation Program (SHARP) proposal and linking that work to an ongoing international research consortium examining the role of housing as economic infrastructure to improve economic productivity
View the table, courtesy of Tenants Union of NSW, here.
The National Organisation of Tenant Organisations (NATO), via the coordination of the Tenants Union of NSW (TUNSW), has been monitoring the roll out of the national moratorium on evictions. The National Cabinet passed the responsibility to states to implement the
At this difficult time the Government’s emergency measures to support businesses and workers will bring much-needed relief to many Australians. Equally, it’s imperative that we plan now for a government-driven stimulus program to kickstart our country’s post-crisis recovery. This will be vital
Today, national housing and homelessness leaders have called for an immediate employment-boosting investment to expand Australia’s social housing by 30,000 homes as the country experiences a wave of job losses due to Covid-19. National peak bodies, the Community Housing
The National Cabinet has declared a six-month moratorium on evictions from renting affecting both commercial and residential properties. This effectively moves the action to state governments who now need to enact legislation or rulings to cover the operation of their
We were shocked to hear about plans by the Housing Authority in South Australia which will effectively end 40 years of continuous support for independent housing advocacy. Read the Full Newsletter Here
In February we held important meetings with the Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA), Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) and the Property Council of Australia, looking at areas where we can work together to advance our housing agenda. Read the
This is the first enews of 2020 from National Shelter and we wish all our readers and subscribers the best for the year. Housing has been in the news over the holiday period with the media proclaiming the ‘recovery’ of