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Re-Imagining Communities

You are invited Churches Housing’s networking half-day RE-IMAGINING COMMUNITIES Australians are facing a growing crisis in affordable housing. Investors rule the market, renters face insecurity and unaffordable rents while many home owners face the hurdle of mortgage stress. The choice of housing appears bleak between buying or renting, apartment life or living in a house, […]

Minute with Magnus

Things have been hotting up in housing advocacy as well as the weather. After a great turnout (150) at our Parramatta ‘Everybody Needs a Home’ Forum, in partnership with the Sydney Alliance, Vinnies, Uniting, and the CRMC, we followed-up with attendance and a question and plea for action at the next council meeting, only to […]

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Parramatta forum gets results

In early November, 150 people crowded into Parramatta Mission’s hall to meet and hear politicians from all three levels of government talk about their policies and actions on affordable housing. Also present was Dr Louise Crabtree, senior research fellow, Western Sydney University who delivered a very detailed analysis of the issues and possible solutions. See […]

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Housing affordability 2018 in NSW

The shortfall of affordable rental housing has grown 42% from 98,000 too few properties in 1996 to 140,000 in 2017. Churches Housing has compiled a 2-page infographic on the crisis. Download the Infographic