National Shelte Media Release 15 September 2015
Affordable housing peak National Shelter has today released a report damning reform options under consideration by the Federal Government.
Proposals to move public housing tenants to market rents supported by Commonwealth Rent Assistance would place public tenants in housing stress with insufficient disposable income after meeting massive rent increases.
According to Shelter’s Executive Officer Adrian Pisarski “Public housing is there to protect vulnerable tenants who need the affordability provided by low rents.”
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