Housing

Everybody should have access to adequate, appropriate and affordable housing. Government housing policies and programs should be based on the principle that housing assistance must be provided equitably to people in different forms of housing (home owners, private renters, public renters). 

 Read CPSA's full housing policy here


Creeping seniors housing developments halted

THE NSW Government has announced policy changes in response to community concerns about “the incremental creep of seniors’ housing developments” in rural and semi-rural areas.

Read more: Creeping seniors housing developments halted

Outrage: no-grounds evictions continue

THE NSW Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation has labelled amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act as “sweeping reforms for tenants’ rights”.

Read more: Outrage: no-grounds evictions continue

Catch 22 for protected tenancies

The NSW Government, in an effort to reduce red tape, may be about to create a Catch 22 which could result in the eviction of elderly people from homes they have lived in for decades.

Read more: Catch 22 for protected tenancies

Retirement village reform: round 2

Shonky retirement villages, so the NSW Government claims, will be forced to clean up their act as the Government moves to implement a number of reforms.

Read more: Retirement village reform: round 2

Ageing in place without a home

Policymakers seem to have forgotten that the ability to age in place rests on one critical ingredient – a home.

Read more: Ageing in place without a home

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