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


Public housing tenants under attack

Last month, CPSA reported on IPART's review of rent models for public and community housing tenants. IPART reckons the pension supplement, worth $65.90 per fortnight, should be included in the calculation of rents.

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Pitfalls of downsizing

Recent media coverage of retirement village giant Aveo has highlighted how important it is to think, take advice and think again before moving out of the family home into other accommodation.

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Take part in action on housing

The Make Renting Fair campaign wants a better deal for NSW renters, but it needs your support.

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A call to arms for older renters

The reality is that more and more people are renting and that older renters are a significant sub-group of renters. Yet, remarkably little research has been done about this.

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Review of Social Housing Rents

The NSW Government has asked IPART to investigate if it could squeeze more rent out of public and community housing tenants, including pensioners.

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