Here are some options you can try if you find yourself confronting homelessness, with insufficient income to pay market rentals.
The following groups are running campaigns to try to give some momentum to solving the house price and homelessness crisis.
Is there any good reason to continue to build with bricks and mortar when there are so many cheaper, faster, better rated options.
Some organisations provide grants for worthwhile projects. Here are a few of them.
Providing affordable housing adds value to not only the individual who is housed, but to the society and most importantly to the economy. These benefits exceed the costs of providing housing.
We need to understand the exact nature of the problem, before we can start to look at solutions. But once we do understand the problem, we realise that solutions may not be as simple as they looked at first sight.
Do we care that Australia has turned single women of all ages, and mothers with children, into refugees in their own land; living, hidden from public view, in insecure, unsuitable, overcrowded and often unsafe places.
A growing number of mature women are finding ourselves at risk of home-lessness. We have reached this point as a result of a combination of three factors, bad health, bad judgement and simple bad luck. This is my story.