Housing Media

Pensioners victim of NSW Budget razor gang

O’Farrell puts blowtorch to public housing rent freeze

“Single pensioners living in NSW social housing will see their rent increase by an $15 per fortnight on top of the rent increases due to pension indexation,” said Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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Pensioners slam the NSW Government for stringing them along

“New evidence shows that the NSW Government always intended to increase rents for single pensioners in social housing”, said CPSA Policy Coordinator Charmaine Crowe.

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Pensioners’ social housing rent up $18.40 per fortnight courtesy of the NSW Government

“Single pensioners in social housing would be better off moving to Queensland as of today, as the NSW Government starts to take 25 per cent of their 2009 pension rise in rent”, said Charmaine Crowe, CPSA Policy Coordinator.

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Pensioners should not miss out with a reduction to stimulus housing

“Pensioners desperate for a stable roof over their head should not pay for the Rudd Government’s schools stimulus spending,” said Antoine Mangion, CPSA Policy/Research Officer.

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