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


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

Public housing bonds: Getting blood out of a stone

Tenants in private rentals pay it, so charging public housing tenants for bonds sounds like a reasonable idea. But is it really?

Read more: Public housing bonds: Getting blood out of a stone

Lifestyle resort or rort?

Imagine that you've landed yourself a $1 million home overlooking a river, with onsite facilities like boat storage, an indoor swimming pool, library and cinema.

Sounds great right?

But there's a catch.

Read more: Lifestyle resort or rort?

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