SMART CITY PROJECT TO INCREASE ACT HOUSING CLIENT AUTONOMY

ACT Housing clients will have more autonomy over their housing needs with a new online service to be developed thanks to funding through the Smart Cities Program, Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja announced today. The Federal Government is delivering $668,000 to develop an online service allowing public housing clients…

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LABOR’S BIG HOUSING SLEDGEHAMMER RISKS RECESSION

Bill Shorten and Labor’s Housing Tax policies may cause our thriving economy to trip into a recession, experts have warned. Analysis released yesterday by SQM Research projected that, should Labor implement their risky Housing Tax policy, already falling house prices could tumble by up to a further 7 per cent…

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Reducing red tape for short-term emergency accommodation

“The Canberra Liberals recognise the demand for short term emergency accommodation in our city”  Nicole Lawder MLA Shadow Minister for Housing The problem There are a large number of people in Canberra experiencing homelessness and who are waiting for accommodation. The First Point report for June 2016 shows that at…

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Communities@Work Reach Home Program

“The Canberra Liberals want vulnerable families in our community to have access to transitional accommodation and outreach support” Nicole Lawder MLA Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services   The problem The Communities@Work Reach Home Program is one of a number of specialist homelessness services that receive funding under the…

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Innovative Public Housing Package

The problem Many people want to achieve the “great Australian dream” of home ownership, but struggle to save a deposit to buy a home. This is particularly so for those suffering housing stress.  One of the most rewarding pathways is to assist those out of government supported housing onto the…

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