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Women at greatest risk of housing stress and homelessness in NSW

Women in NSW will be at greatest risk of housing stress and in dire need of social and affordable housing as the impacts of COVID-19 deepen in early 2021.  New research has found that women form the majority of 360,000 people in NSW projected to be unemployed by July 2021 and that increases in domestic…

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NSW at a precipice: homelessness set to fall over the cliff without urgent housing investment

Homelessness and housing stress in NSW will reach its highest levels in a generation by next June unless the NSW Government intervenes to keep families safe and housed. The Equity Economics report ‘A Wave of Disadvantage Across NSW: Impact of COVID-19’ released today by NCOSS found rising unemployment will see homelessness in NSW soar 24%…

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NSW Government social housing commitment is good news

The NSW Treasurer’s commitment to including increased investment in social housing in next Month’s state Budget will create jobs and homes for families in rental stress and losing income as a result of COVID-19, the Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) NSW has said. CHIA NSW CEO Mark Degotardi welcomed the commitment to extra funds for…

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