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'Mean, suspicious': Policy speeds up eviction of 'problem' tenants
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'Mean, suspicious': Policy speeds up eviction of 'problem' tenants

New laws that make it easier to evict fraudsters in public housing and force ''problem'' tenants to pay bonds aims to create "fairness and equality".

  • by Nigel Gladstone

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'I've given up calling police': Drug dealing spikes at public housing
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'I've given up calling police': Drug dealing spikes at public housing

Drug trafficking and supply reports at NSW public housing estates almost doubled between 2016 and 2017.

  • by Nigel Gladstone
WA must grasp chance to be a housing affordability leader: Shelter WA
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WA must grasp chance to be a housing affordability leader: Shelter WA

A Perth nonprofit has challenged the government to tackle inequality at the source and end homelessness in our society.

  • by Emma Young
Social workers call for housing for homeless as The Block goes to air
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Social workers call for housing for homeless as The Block goes to air

Support workers to protest against homelessness outside the former Gatwick boarding house in St Kilda as The latest season of The Block goes to air.

  • by Jewel Topsfield
Development application lodged to demolish Gowrie Court flats
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Development application lodged to demolish Gowrie Court flats

The government is preparing to sell the site.

  • by Han Nguyen
Waterloo's twin towers among last to be demolished in redevelopment
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Waterloo's twin towers among last to be demolished in redevelopment

Thousands of people living inside the public housing buildings will be relocated during the development over 15 to 20 years.

  • by Megan Gorrey
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ACT government urged to increase affordable housing targets
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ACT government urged to increase affordable housing targets

An ACT Legislative Assembly committee has also demanded the government release the costings for the city to Woden stage two of the light rail project.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Time to lay cards on the table on affordable housing
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Time to lay cards on the table on affordable housing

Shelter. It is one of the essentials of life, alongside the other perennials, from the right to seek refuge to the right to be treated equally, irrespective of colour, gender or sexuality.

ANU students sleep by Chancellery as homelessness looms over O-week
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ANU students sleep by Chancellery as homelessness looms over O-week

The university revealed it will guarantee a bed to first year postgraduates from 2021, but students say intervention is needed to stop homelessness right now.

  • by Sherryn Groch
New firm to maintain ACT public housing stock, after audit
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New firm to maintain ACT public housing stock, after audit

The contract is the territory government's single largest ongoing contract, worth some $48 million.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Government hands over Chapman land for disability house
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Government hands over Chapman land for disability house

The ACT government will give part of a block reserved for public housing to a disability support group.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon