Housing

Public housing rental bonds suspended

Following a campaign by community organisations including CPSA, Minister for Social Housing Brad Hazzard put on hold his decision to table legislation for public housing tenancy bonds.

Read more: Public housing rental bonds suspended

The end of strata commences

ON 30 November the Strata Development Act 1995 commenced. It is now possible for 75 per cent of owners to decide to sell their scheme, forcing 25 per cent of objectors to sell against their will and interests.

Read more: The end of strata commences

Rental Bonds for Public Housing

THE NSW Government plans to introduce a rental bonds scheme for public housing tenants which will begin next year.

Read more: Rental Bonds for Public Housing

Homelessness among older people

INCREASING numbers of older Australians are becoming homeless. One in seven homeless people are over 55 years old. That’s seventeen percent of all homeless people and the numbers are climbing, particularly among older women.

Read more: Homelessness among older people

75% Strata to commence

The Strata Schemes Development Bill 2015 is expected to commence on 30 November 2017.

Read more: 75% Strata to commence