NSW Housing and Homelessness peaks welcome Commonwealth funding

TUNSW has joined with other Housing and Homelessness peaks to welcome funding commitments made in the Commonwealth Government’s Budget 2017-18. 

At the recent Budget, the Commonwealth Government announced that from July 2018 homelessness and housing funding would come via a new National Housing and Homelessness Agreement (NHHA). While supportive of the continuation of Commonwealth funding under the NHHA, the peaks say there are many concerns in relation to the announcement. Most significant of these is that the NHHA will only maintain the existing levels of social housing and homelessness funding and does not provide the investment needed to respond to the demand for both affordable (in its broadest interpretation) housing and associated homelessness services.

Read the full statement here