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At least 2.6 million people face poverty when COVID payments end and rental stress...

Many Australians whose jobs were decimated by the COVID business shutdowns will soon be waking up to new income shocks and the prospect of...

Why more housing stimulus will be needed to sustain recovery

In response to the COVID-19 recession, federal, state, and territory governments quickly provided support to the housing industry for two reasons. First, to safeguard...

COVID spurred action on rough sleepers but greater homelessness challenges lie ahead

COVID-19 triggered multimillion-dollar commitments by state governments to tackle homelessness. Our research for the Australian Homelessness Monitor 2020, released today, reveals at least 33,000...

Cutting JobSeeker payments will cause crippling rental stress in our cities

As soon as the COVID-19 pandemic caused businesses to shut down, state governments acted to avoid evictions by introducing moratoriums, and the federal government...

If we realised the true cost of homelessness, we’d fix it overnight

Australia’s six-month moratorium on evictions is due to end soon. Some states have extended the moratorium, but when it ends that’s likely to force...
Public land is being sold exactly where thousands on the waiting list need housing

Public land is being sold exactly where thousands on the waiting list need housing

The need for public housing is greater than ever before – Australia has a shortfall of at least 433,000 dwellings. Using public land for...

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