Housing and Homelessness

Nov 29

The Mental Health Royal Commission's nine priority recommendations, summarised and analysed.


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Nov 22

Imagine if we declared enough was enough. That, from today, the State of Victoria would not allow one more person


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May 24

Kate Colvin from Council to Homeless Persons shares budget priorities that can help thousands of Victorians facing homelessness.


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May 6

Inclusionary zoning could make affordable housing more than an unattainable dream.


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Feb 19

So how do we ensure a big and growing Melbourne delivers a good life for every person?


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Jan 10

Affording a home doesn’t have to mean buying property; for many it means being able to pay rent.


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Oct 4

With household debt at a record high, even slight interest rate rises can push family budgets to breaking point. Wages


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Aug 12

“I’ll die if I go in there,” David thought. But his options were limited.


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Aug 7

Victorians with disability are at risk of being overlooked in the long-awaited push towards safeguards for renters.


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Jul 31

VCOSS highlights four key takeaways from the 2018 HILDA report—along with suggested solutions.


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Jun 14

Victoria’s top three political leaders have used the VCOSS Good Life Summit to expand on their vision for a fairer


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Dec 1

Young people are falling through gaps in support systems, couch surfing in widespread numbers, with little formal support or protection.


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Oct 30

New reforms should stop public housing tenants being slugged unreasonable costs for damages and repairs, writes the Victorian Public Tenants'


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May 3

Expanding social housing through measures including a growth fund and community housing loans, the 2017 Victorian Budget is a great


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Apr 11

If just 20% of the public discussion was about how to prevent people becoming homeless in the first place, we’d


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