Housing organisations are worried that without further action from the government, more Australians will be thrown into homelessness as the private rental market remains drum-tight and waitlists for social housing balloon.
More than 6600 properties will be scrapped from the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) across the country this year, with Queensland losing 2499, Victoria, 1356, Western Australia, 1110, South Australia, 806, and New South Wales, 605.
Fresh analysis has exposed a major problem affecting early childhood educators, nurses and other essential workers right across Australia amid an ongoing crisis.
Priced Out, a new report from the Everybody’s Home campaign, has revealed essential workers in Darwin are spending between 46 and 64 per cent of their income on rent.
State ombudsman criticises government’s lack of knowledge about unaccompanied homeless children, failure to improve monitoring
Australia’s rental crisis is forcing more and more people into homelessness and extreme measures to put a roof over the head.
Housing analyst Michael Fortheringham says younger households are much less attached to the Australian dream of owning a home.
Australian renters are battling an unholy trinity of soaring prices, increased competition for places and a broken housing market that limits supply and prioritises investor landlords.