Last year’s Federal Budget missed a crucial chance to invest in social housing to help alleviate the homelessness and housing affordability crisis.
But you can help make a difference in the upcoming budget.
We’re asking you to to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg urging him to commit funding for social housing.
An expansion of social housing will give all Australians a fair go, balancing the housing market, providing families with security and creating jobs.
- More than a million low income Australians are in housing stress: a small blow like a rent increase, can push those households into homelessness.
- The most common reasons people seek the help of homelessness services are financial or housing crisis, or because they are fleeing family and domestic violence.
- This issue impacts hundreds of thousands of Australians and their families. 290,500 Australians sought help from specialist homelessness services in 2019-20.
- Building social housing will mean everyone will be able to stay housed when they hit tough times and the ability to bounce back from a set back.
With homelessness expected to rise by nine per cent this year, immediate action is necessary.
The Federal Government needs to .
Make your voice heard, please sign our petition.