National Shelter, the peak body representing the housing interests of low-income households, congratulates Anthony Albanese and Labor on their election win.
Ms Emma Greenhalgh, Chief Executive Officer of National Shelter said ‘We look forward to working with the incoming Albanese government to delivery it’s housing agenda. National Shelter and other housing and homelessness peaks have worked closely with Labor, through Jason Clare, while in opposition..."
Early in the campaign, National Shelter invited the major parties, minor parties, and C200 independent candidates to indicate how their policies or policies of their party support the National Shelter priorities.
Housing sector peaks representing low-income households and community housing providers have welcomed today's policy announcements by the Australian Labour Party as a timely recognition of the urgent need to tackle intensifying housing unaffordability.
A missed opportunity to invest in the security of low-income Australians
National Shelter, the national peak body representing the housing interest of low-income households, says that the 2022/23 federal budget continues to ignore the needs of low-income and vulnerable Australians and gain fails to invest in social and affordable housing. Click here to read the full media release.
New research by the ACOSS/UNSW Poverty and Inequality Partnership shows renters on low and modest incomes are in the grip of a housing pincer, especially in regional Australia, as surging rents and the Commonwealth’s neglect of social and affordable housing creates acute stress. Read the media release here, or the full report here.