Grattan Intstiute - Housing affordability package gives voters what they want but not what they need
- Published: Tuesday, 13 June 2017 04:33
Following is some information about a digital campaign we'd love you to get behind in the coming days/ weeks.
As you may know, City of Melbourne Councillors are now scheduled to vote on the proposed homeless bylaws on 25 July.
National Shelter, Community Sector Banking and SGS Economics and Planning have formed a partnership to develop and release the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) every six months. https://www.sgsep.com.au/publications/rental-affordability-index
BSWHN Coordinator - the average individual / family on Newstart will vary between $13,000 and $30,000 depending on personal circumstance. Try entering "Household income" at $50,000, any bedroom size, and you can see the challenge people living on Centrelink have in locating rental proproties. I have attached the Centrlink Payment Guide as reference.
To view the May 2017 Not for Profit News please click on the link below (or copy and paste it in your web browser):
A fact sheet regarding the new proposed Housing and Homelessness funding agreement annouinced in the 2017 Federal Budget
Important health promotion and safety information to help families with young children has now been translated into ten key languages to ensure it is accessible to Victoria’s newest arrivals.