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2017 conference - Taking Stock


















In recent years there have been many changes to policies and programs affecting access to housing support for lower income and vulnerable households.

It's time to reflect on what's happening to see what's working, what's not and what else we need to do so that...

Housing economics for non-economists lecture series 2017

Shelter NSW is pleased to once again present our flagship lecture series, Housing Economics for Non-Economists.


These lectures are a critical tool for policy makers, advocates in the non-profit housing sector, and anyone one else seeking an understanding of the key economic issues shaping housing.

Each Tuesday afternoon in March, attendees will hear from prominent academics on a range of important topics. This year we are pleased to...

Housing Affordability for Sydney: is there hope on the horizon?

A Shelter NSW Forum


You are invited Shelter NSW’s final event for the year – a forum on reforms that could have a big impact on housing affordability.

When: Monday 5 December 2016

Time: 2:30 pm — 4.30 pm

Where: Mitchell Theatre - Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney

Cost: Free

Click HERE to register – registrations close Thursday 1 December...

Large-scale relocations of tenants in public housing - learning from tenants' experience



















The decision to sell all public housing in Millers Point, the Rocks and Dawes Point and relocate the tenants to other areas has attracted fierce debate. Few are unaffected by the plight of those who’ve lost their homes and for whom the loss of ties to place and community...

Housing economics for non-economists 2016

Trends in the economy are vital to the housing wellbeing of all Australians.  House prices, rents, land supply, taxation and government programs. It’s a heady mix. Conventionally, economics rules the day.  But how does what economic analysts say, gel with issues like inequality? How do we unpack and demystify the ideas and jargon of the boffins?

Once again Shelter NSW is gearing up to deliver its hallmark lecture series:  Housing Economics for non-economists in March 2016.  This lecture series is a critical tool for policy makers, advocates – both government and non-government...