Housing Media

Pensioners welcome NSW Government’s commitment to affordable rent for social housing tenants

"CPSA welcomes the NSW Government's decision to reject the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal's (IPART) that the pension supplement should be included in the calculation of rent for social housing tenants." said Ellis Blaikie, CPSA Policy Coordinator.

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How strata ‘compensation’ really works

Owners forced to sell at market value without one dollar in compo

“New strata laws will force out owner-occupiers who are unwilling to sell, but the compensation spruiked by the NSW Government is just smoke and mirrors and owner-occupiers will be locked out of the market”, said CPSA Policy Coordinator, Paul Versteege.

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Family home only certainty in retirement

“CPSA welcomes the sound and very useful research the Productivity Commission has done in its research paper Housing Decisions of Older Australians, but urges the Commission to finally let go of its obsession with older Australians’ family home”, said Amelia Christie, Manager Research and Advocacy.

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Rental Affordability Index shows Rent Assistance must be reformed

“CPSA welcomes the introduction of the Rental Affordability Index by National Shelter, Community Sector Banking and SGS Economics and Planning,” said Amelia Christie, Manager, Research & Advocacy.

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Proposed laws to kick people out of their homes take centre stage at CPSA’s 2015 Conference

Laws that would see elderly people kicked out of their homes will take centre stage at CPSA’s Annual Conference, which starts tomorrow.

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