Enews: the Rental Affordability Index, AHURI Conference & More!

In conjunction with SGS Economics and Planning, the Brotherhood of St. Laurence, and Community Sector Banking, National Shelter has released the November 2019 Rental Affordability Index. This report was widely publicised and distributed across social media and major news outlets, such as SBS and ABC.

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2020-03-23T13:51:26+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News, News, News, News, News and Advocacy, Newsletters|

Enews: National Rental Affordability Index, National Shelter in WA & More!

The Parliamentary Friends of Affordable Housing and Reducing Homelessness has now been re-established in the 46th Parliament. Each Parliament needs to refresh or renew its friendship groups and we're pleased this one has been re-established with support from all major parties.

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2020-03-23T13:49:36+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News, News, News, News, News and Advocacy, Newsletters|

Enews: the National Shelter Network, Rental Affordability Index Case Studies & More!

Last week, the CCCLM hosted a national event at the Melbourne Town Hall, focussing on generating social and affordable housing in a bid to end homelessness. Prior to the event, the CCCLMs released a report citing National Shelter’s approach to repairing social housing investment.

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2020-03-23T13:48:04+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News, News, News, News, News and Advocacy, Newsletters|

Enews: A Busy Month for National Shelter, Australian Infrastructure Audit 2019 & a Farewell!

National Shelter was pleased to see the release of important reports by Infrastructure Australia and the Productivity Commission, recognising and reflecting positions we have held for some time. It demonstrates that, along with others, National Shelter’s advocacy has an impact and is gaining traction.

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2020-03-23T13:46:11+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News, News, News, News, News and Advocacy, Newsletters|

Enews: Our New Website, National Shelter in the News, & More!

National Shelter has a new look to its website, simplifying and tailoring the website to our core operations and business. The new site features simpler headings under the banners “Advocacy, Research and Reports, Policy, Rental Affordability Index and Shelter Network”. The website will continue to undergo improvements as we add the logos of our associate members and supporters in the coming weeks.

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2020-03-23T13:39:40+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News, News, News, News, News and Advocacy, Newsletters|

Media Release: Hobart Australia’s Most Unaffordable City for Renters; Across the Nation Individuals on Newstart are Struggling

Hobart remains the least affordable city to rent in Australia, followed by Adelaide which has overtaken Sydney as the second least affordable capital city, the latest release of the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) has found.

The RAI is an indicator of the price of rents relative to household incomes based on new rental agreements. It is released annually by National Shelter, Community Sector Banking, SGS Economics & Planning and the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Rental affordability in some Australian cities, including Sydney,