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


Renting reforms are on the table

One-third of people in NSW live in rental properties and with housing affordability at an all-time low this number is increasing. So what are our politicians doing to protect the rights of renters?

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It doesn’t have to be like this: renting a house overseas

With 1 in 3 people renting in NSW and rental affordability at a record low, it may be time to look to international housing models for guidance. 

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CPSA Campaign Win: public housing rent hike off the table

In a win for pensioners living in public housing, the NSW Government has confirmed they will not take up the recommendation to include the Pension Supplement in the calculation of rents.

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We Live Here 2017: Justice for public housing tenants

The issue of housing affordability has been splashed across the news in recent times and it doesn't look to be slowing down. But some residents are fighting back. 

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NSW group homes and big business

Disability care is becoming big business as group homes are passed from public to private hands. 

Read more: NSW group homes and big business

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