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Nov 15, 2011

Wake up call to governments – the time for action is now

Australians are missing out on affordable housing according to the COAG Reform Council’s report released today.

We at AAH think it’s time for action.

Commonwealth, States and Territories must redouble their efforts to deliver affordable housing programs given the COAG Reform Council indication of a significant failure to deliver on promised commitments in critical areas of housing. Continue reading »

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Oct 10, 2011

New report shows social housing has strong benefits

A new social housing survey reports improved health, job prospects and education opportunities.

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare survey collected information from households within both public rental housing and community housing.

– 54 per cent of respondents said that living in social housing had helped them, or members of their household, start or continue education

– 45 per cent said social housing had seen an improvement in their job situation.

For a summary of findings click here

To download the full report click here


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