National Shelter welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Inquiry into housing affordability and supply in Australia. As discussed in the Submission, housing affordability and supply are affected by many factors including but not limited to the
There is a housing affordability crisis in Australia, yet there is no Commonwealth Government strategy to address the growing numbers of people experiencing housing stress and homelessness. Homeownership is on the decline, fewer households are achieving mortgage-free homes before
Shelter WA received a grant from the Australian Government Department of Health to undertake a review of Indigenous housing policy and programs, reviewing the intersection of housing and health policy, and to provide information on the policy changes required to
The first findings of the national Moving On survey are out! The report shines a light on the experiences of private rental tenants, landlords and property managers across Australia to create a picture of how tenancies end in the private
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