Tag: Affordable housing
Paying off a home loan used to be easier due to wage rises once taking care of repayments, writes ANU visiting fellow Peter Martin.
A shocking 86% of Australians are currently facing extreme housing stress by paying more than half of their income on housing, the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal Research 2021 report has revealed.
Social policy and housing advocacy organisations have welcomed the extension of land tax exemptions for landlords who provide cheaper rentals but warn there is more work to do in solving the ACT’s housing crisis.
There is a “distressing” lack of affordable housing options in Canberra, according to Anglicare’s latest rental affordability snapshot, which found essentially no affordable, appropriate properties for a number of groups on income support payments.
It’s tempting to think home prices are soaring because there aren’t enough homes, but that can’t explain the takeoff from about 2000.
Liberals MLA Mark Parton proposed measures last week to ease housing stress in Canberra, the most expensive Australian city to rent in.
The Canberra rental market is in crisis. High prices and competition for accommodation are putting homes out of ordinary Canberrans’ reach.
Following a tender process, CatholicCare has been appointed to manage 33 affordable rental properties as community housing in the ACT Government’s Toolangi development, a complex of 66 purpose-built dwellings in Kaleen. The...
YWCA is celebrating one year of charitable property management service, Rentwell, which has seen 25 properties leased and 49 people in homes, and more than $80,000 in donations through rent reductions.