Factsheets

Anti-poverty week message: reform housing system or face new wave of poverty

Housing peak National Shelter has chosen Anti-Poverty week to warn that unless Australia reforms our housing system we face a new wave of poverty.

National Shelter Chairperson Adam Farrar said that house prices and rents are stretching ordinary Australians to breaking point and far too many people are completely excluded from safe, secure and affordable housing.  

Housing Australia factsheet

September 2014

A quick guide to Australian housing facts and figures — covering housing stress, home purchase, private rental, social housing and homelessness.

Housing terms factsheet

19 June 2012

A handy guide to housing jargon.