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


Put an end to homelessness and housing stress!

A REPORT by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) has found that Australia needs to triple its social housing stock over the next 20 years to cover both the existing backlog and newly emerging need.

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Granny flat traps

NASTY things can happen if you’re not careful with granny flats.

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Get the best smoke alarm

SINCE 2006 smoke alarms have been mandatory in all buildings in NSW where people sleep.

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Social housing to automatically deduct rent

THE Australian Government may soon enable state and territory housing authorities to deduct rent and other payments from tenants’ Centrelink payments.

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NSW Labor announces retirement village ombudsman

NSW Labor will establish an ombudsman for NSW retirement village and residential land lease community residents if elected in the 2019 state election.

Read more: NSW Labor announces retirement village ombudsman

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