The Federal Government is developing a 10-year National Housing and Homelessness Plan. This is an enormous opportunity for transformational change to end homelessness. Our Submission maps out the changes needed to achieve an end to homelessness in a decade.
October 27, 2023
Australia can end homelessness within a decade if it commits to building 50,000 social and affordable homes per year, expands Commonwealth Rent Assistance to reduce rental stress, and reorients government services towards the prevention rather than symptoms of homelessness through a new ‘duty to assist’, according to Homelessness Australia's Submission to the National Housing and Homelessness Plan.
September 11, 2023
The nation’s peak housing and homelessness bodies have strongly welcomed the agreement between Labor, the Greens and Cross bench to pass laws that establish the Housing Australia Future Fund (HAFF).
August 7, 2023
As consultation on the National Housing and Homelessness Plan begins, Homelessness Australia calls on the Government to set a bold ambition to end homelessness.
The experience of homelessness can be defined in many different ways and stretches across many cohorts of people, including people living in crisis accommodation, rough sleeping or those in temporary housing. Being homeless can mean more than not having a roof over your head and is not just one typical experience. Every Australian deserves to have a home.Learn more
Housing First has been adopted internationally as best practice for providing sustainable housing for people who have experienced chronic homelessness. Underpinning the model is a clear set of principles that outline the approaches and core values of Housing First.Find out more about Housing First
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