Only when housing is plentiful will it also be affordable. So we need to build more dwellings where people want to live.
- by Brendan Coates and Joey Moloney
After being forced to vacate her home as Melbourne’s winter hit, Sammi Clarke applied for almost 20 places. Then she was asked a question that showed the depth of the housing crisis.
- by Melissa Heagney-Bayliss
Nine parliamentary inquiries are still awaiting a response, including a critical report recommending solutions into the state’s homelessness crisis - now 22 months overdue.
- by Broede Carmody
Economists say rents are soaring because the supply of homes is not keeping up with demand – adding to people’s existing financial pressures.
- by Jim Malo and Kate Burke
Experts say a decade of bail reforms has led to vulnerable people serving time they otherwise might not have for minor crimes, contributing to a cycle of poverty, homelessness and incarceration.
- by Amber Schultz
City of Sydney’s Lord Mayor Clover Moore said she had been told demand for free food was now far higher than during the COVID pandemic.
- by Michael Koziol
Five of the 10 electorates where homelessness grew the fastest were regional. In South Barwon, homelessness jumped 465% over five years, driven by a 10-fold increase in boarding house residents.
- by Patrick Hatch
But he’s finally found somewhere to call home - and this residence in Sydney is not like any other.
- by Julie Power
People like Priyanka are the group of Australians with the fastest growing rate of homelessness.
- by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Queensland’s new housing minister has promised to work quickly to ease the state’s accommodation crisis.
- by Fraser Barton