CHIA National Plan for Affordable Housing

Australia’s deep-seated housing affordability crisis has been allowed to develop over decades. The wounds inflicted across Australian society are deep and the scars left are long-lasting.
Those who have been hurt most are the old, the poor, the vulnerable — those often least able to protect themselves — and young people, who, it must be remembered, are our future.
The not-for-profit, community housing sector is unique in that it specialises in providing housing for these very groups of Australian citizens. We know them well and we know their housing needs, at the most intricate operational levels.
We cannot rely on current housing models and existing measures to solve what is a multi-layered and highly complex problem. But we know this problem can be solved and that much of this is achievable within the next 10 years. Read more…