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Labor will bring its contentious $10 billion housing bill back to Parliament next week, daring the Greens and Coalition to block the unchanged legislation a second time, which would hand the Albanese Government a trigger for an early federal election. Source: The Age.
Advocates warn that the nation’s housing crisis is getting worse, with a survey of hundreds of renters revealing the majority are now under “housing stress”. Source: ABC News.
The St Vincent de Paul Society is in negotiations with the Northern Territory Government to explore homelessness and affordable housing options, including making better use of existing land and redevelopment.
Those seeking emergency accommodation in New South Wales will now have greater access and a higher asset threshold to qualify, the Minns Government announced. Source: Yahoo News.
Catholic organisations in Canberra have welcomed the news that the ACT will receive $50 million from the Albanese Government to boost social housing. Source: Catholic Voice.
The Queensland Government is delivering 147 new social homes in partnership with the St Vincent de Paul Society, with another 13 now wrapping up works in Brisbane’s northern suburbs. Source: Australian Property Journal.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced a one-off $2 billion social housing plan to ensure every Australian “has a roof over their head”. Source: 9News.