Housing

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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Budget 2017: Downsizing

From 1 July 2018 (if legislation is passed) people over 65 will be able to make a non-concessional contribution of up to $300,000 ($600,000 for couples) from the proceeds of selling their home.

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