Housing stress, homelessness and COVID-19

News | Dec 15, 2020


A landmark economic study by Equity Economics, commissioned by Everybody’s Home projects homelessness will surge nine per cent and 24 per cent more Australian families will experience housing stress in 2021 due to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

However, if the Federal Government invests $7 billion in social housing, it could make a serious dent in homelessness, turbocharge the post pandemic economy by $18.2 billion, and create 18,000 jobs per year over four years.

Read the homelessness report here:

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