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Housing Matters May 2019

Contents1 CEO Report2 Federal election outcome3 The Business Case for Social Housing: AHURI Report4 Hills Shire councillor visits5 Aboriginal Partnerships: building cultural competence6 Round 2 of AHO’s IT Grants Program is now open7 AHURI National Housing Conference8 Partnering to ensure better SDA outcomes: a CHIA Ex and NDS Roundtable9 Review of CHC42215 Certificate IV in…

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Housing Matters- April 2019

The annual Anglicare Rental Affordability Snapshot has revealed an alarming picture of Australia’s private rental market, and the results for people on low incomes and income support are dire. Contrary to what some commentators have been expressing the recent downturn in house prices, particularly in major metropolitan areas of NSW, has not led to an increase in the amount of affordable rental housing available.

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Regional NSW locked out of housing debate

Regional housing providers have called on the NSW government to address chronic housing stress in local communities experiencing among the highest levels of housing stress and homelessness in Australia. NSW will need 316,766 new social and affordable dwellings by 2036 to meet current shortfall and projected demand. But while housing conversations are centred on Sydney’s…

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