public housing

The Guardian • public housing

Quill and ink . Issue #2061

LETTER

Housing: a human right Re: “The Housing Crisis” (Guardian #2059 3rd July 2023) Dear comrade editor, Thank you, Denis Doherty, for your insightful article on...

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Issue #2058

AUKUS, the ranks are breaking

How good would it be if we could see headlines like these? Albanese to spend $300 billion on Public Housing or Power prices to plummet...

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Issue #1948

Community action pushes back against demolition of Glebe public housing

Residents and organisers from the Hands off Glebe campaign have come together in solidarity with protestors for their most recent public demonstration.

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Issue #1965

WA housing crisis

Since the moratorium on evictions and rent-rises ran out at the end of March, Western Australia has been experiencing a housing crisis and a rising number of unhoused people as we head into winter.

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Issue #2005

Communists are back in Canberra

Workers in Canberra have recently established a Canberra branch of the CPA, which hasn’t maintained a branch for several years. The new members hope that...

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Housing rally. Issue #2058

Housing activists unite for public housing

CPA members in Sydney attended the Homes for People, Not for Profit: End the Housing Crisis rally on 17th June in support of public housing...

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Issue #1954

National crisis for Australian renters

On census night in 2016, an estimated 116,000 people were experiencing homelessness across Australia.

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Issue #1948

Hands Off Glebe Inc media release

A wide range of groups has come together in a campaign to stop NSW Government housing “renewal” plans in Glebe and South Everleigh in Sydney.

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Issue #2022

Canberra housing coalition kicks off

More than forty activists from across Canberra met at the Canberra Food Co-op to launch the Canberra Housing Coalition. As reported in the Guardian previously...

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Issue #2023

The rent is too high!: RAHU speaks truth to power at the Victorian state election

On 2nd September, the Renters and Housing Union (RAHU) launched their state election campaign in Victoria, on the platform that “the rent is too high.”...

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Issue #2026

Strong community challenge issued to NSW and federal governments over their lack of housing vision

The NSW Government is attacking Glebe public housing again. Not satisfied with demolishing public housing in Elger, Cowper, and Franklyn Streets, now they plan to...

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Issue #2027

Canberra branch celebrates formal launch

On Saturday, members and friends met to celebrate the official launch of the Canberra branch of the CPA. Having formed earlier this year, its first...

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Issue #2005

Shelter a basic human right

Australia is facing a massive housing crisis. As it becomes increasingly more difficult to find affordable rental accommodation, governments are turning their backs on renters...

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14th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Beijing, March 2024. Issue #2091

The Chinese Peoples Consultative Conference and the Australian media

Many Australians seem to accept without question the  bias of the Australian media. A very subtle form of brainwashing goes on every day. The first...

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Issue #2014

The tragedy of inaccessible housing and domestic violence

On 1st February at 11:35 PM, I was given the news that my friend, Aminah Hayat, had been allegedly killed by her husband. I had...

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Issue #2041

ALP housing policy is a sham!

In May 2022, the new Labor government promised an injection of $10 billion into the housing sector. In late February 2023, not a single house...

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Issue #2014

The devil in the details of the “housing crisis”

The latest Census figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have revealed that Australia had over one million unoccupied houses. This is approximately...

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Issue #2041

Housing Justice Rally

About 300 activists gathered in Sydney Town Hall on 11 February determined to make housing justice a major issue in the upcoming State election. The...

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Issue #2046

DINGO

The construction union, the CFMEU, has urged the Albanese government to ramp up its ambition on the Housing Australia Future Fund, which needs more investment...

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Issue #2015

The devil in the details of the “housing crisis”

In part one, we revealed that approximately one-fifth of households surveyed by the 2021 Census own nearly fifty per cent of the total amount of...

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Issue #2037

Call for housing justice

Housing is looming as a major election issue in the NSW election to be held in March this year. The housing crisis extends from the...

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Issue #2046

Budget must tackle housing crisis

Housing campaign Everybody’s Home says renters on the lowest incomes will still struggle to make ends meet with the federal government’s meagre rise in Centrelink...

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Issue #2047

Right to housing

On any given night in Western Australia over 9,000 people can be considered homeless, though many more are homeless and not counted as such. How...

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Issue #2072

NSW budget ‘miserly’ on housing

The 2023 NSW budget is a massive disappointment on housing. The NSW government’s miserly and inadequate approach to the housing crisis has dashed the hopes...

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Issue #1955

National crisis for Australian renters

The JobSeeker supplement ended on 28th March; four states have already extended their moratoria or do not currently have protections in place for tenants.

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Issue #2048

Rental crisis requires bold government action

As a new report reveals hundreds of thousands of Australians are in need of public housing while rents are expected to remain high for years,...

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Issue #2049

NSW: More people sleeping rough

Homelessness in Sydney has been steadily growing. Years of NSW neoliberal governments have created a perfect storm of conditions that lead to homelessness. It is...

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Issue #2065

Rental reform call to Senate inquiry

A coalition of more than 80 organisations across Australia has urged governments to act swiftly on rental reform in a joint submission to the Senate’s...

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Issue #2043

Renovate, don’t demolish!

“My complex at Franklyn Street in Glebe is 35 years old and needs refurbishing. The present NSW government wants to demolish it and replace our...

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Issue #2050

Public Housing in Glebe saved!

Pro-public housing group Hands off Glebe has been campaigning to stop the sell-off of public housing in Sydney’s Glebe area for years. Now they have...

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Issue #2048

Inequality deepens

New research shows one million people in NSW are living in poverty. With Western Sydney going backwards while Eastern Sydney is improving, inequality across the...

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Issue #2085

Scrapping investor handouts could fund half a million social homes and bring down housing costs

Amidst a historic cost-of-living crisis, Everybody’s Home is calling on the federal government to scrap tax concessions for property investors and build social housing across...

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Mother and children walking into sunset. Issue #2065

FUND PUBLIC HOUSING!

The housing crisis continues to deepen with an estimated shortfall of 640,000 houses. Recent interest rate rises are still to take their toll on home...

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Issue #2067

When rent freezes over

Rent is in the news lately, for several reasons. There is a national housing crisis. The Albanese Labor government, always keen to be seen as...

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Issue #2072

What’s housing for?

The Victorian Labor government has announced a big housing plan. Around ten thousand people will be moved from their homes – with no consultation, and...

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