Labor’s lack of affordable housing drives homelessness

Labor’s lack of affordable housing choices is one of the biggest contributors to homelessness in Canberra, Liberals Leader Alistair Coe said. New data released by Homelessness Australia and Everybody’s Home showed that before COVID, about 1600 Canberrans were homeless on any given night. Canberra is the most expensive city in…

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ACT Liberals push to end Labor’s rent increases

Canberra renters doing it tough cannot afford to keep paying more and more for rent under ACT Labor. That’s why through a motion in the Assembly the Leader of the Canberra Liberals Alistair Coe will seek to put a stop to Labor’s increases to rent.  After years of Labor fleecing…

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Canberra’s poorest face greater rental stress  

Canberra’s poorest face greater rental stress as the ACT struggles with increasing rents and job losses, Leader of the Canberra Liberals Alistair Coe said. Even before the pandemic, the ACT had the highest proportion of poorer Canberrans paying more than 30 per cent of their income on housing, according to…

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Liberals push for urgent release of affordable land

Leader of the Canberra Liberals Alistair Coe is pushing the ACT Government to urgently release more affordable land so that Canberrans can benefit from the HomeBuilder grant. The Commonwealth Government is offering $25,000 grants for house and land packages valued at less than $750,000 until 31 December 2020. Unfortunately, very…

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Only three blocks of land likely for HomeBuilder in Canberra

Only three single residential blocks for sale in the ACT are likely to qualify for the $25,000 HomeBuilder grant because the remaining 355 blocks on offer are too expensive. HomeBuilder provides eligible owner-occupiers (including first home buyers) with $25,000 to build a new home as a principal place of residence…

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