Housing and Homelessness

Feb 12

Currently, the Victorian Parliament is considering legislation to strengthen the ability of the government to enforce rooming house standards and


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Nov 24

The extreme lack of affordable rental housing is leaving people on the lowest incomes almost completely locked out of the


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Sep 25

Safe, secure and affordable housing is the bedrock of a good life. A home is the basis from which people


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Sep 9

With an ageing population, Australians are having a debate about how to ensure that we have a decent standard of


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Jun 25

Victoria’s tenancy laws should be reformed to reflect the reality of long-term renting and provide greater protections and security for


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May 8

The 2015-16 Victorian State Budget contains some initiatives aimed at helping people overcome housing stress and homelessness, but leaves considerable


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Apr 20

Evidence of Victoria’s affordable housing crisis continues mount. In Melbourne alone, there are over 50,000 households living in unaffordable rental


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Mar 6

In this guest blog, Dr Monica Thielking, Research Fellow at Swinburne University, takes us through the recently released report, The


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Jan 29

Almost 100 people in need are turned away from homeless agencies each day, the Productivity Commission's 2015 Report on Government


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Nov 28

  Despite widespread concern about rising homelessness and rental stress in Victoria, neither the Coalition or ALP have made significant


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Nov 24

Under current Victorian law you could rent out a cardboard box in your backyard and as long as it had


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Nov 14

The Minister for Housing, The Hon. Wendy Lovell MLC, today announced that if re-elected, the Coalition government would provide an


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Nov 6

ABS data recently analysed by CHP shows that 1-in-4 renters in Victoria are low-income households (earning $640/week or less) who


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Oct 31

Strengthening support services for clients of child protection and youth justice By: Associate Professors Philip Mendes and Pamela Snow and


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Sep 30

Help make social housing work by using the Community Housing Federation of Victoria's new advocacy resources kit and coming to


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