11 July 2013

 Around the House no. 93


 June 2013

  • Homelessness in a time of prosperity
  • Affordable housing:  a shared labour
  • Planning for an affordable Sydney
  • 'Housing Crossroads' Conference
  •  Social housing and heritage
  • Commonwealth budget
  • How the housing system works
  • Thinking outside the toolbox - ideas to help deliver and improve repairs services
10 April 2013

March 2013

  • Building Sydney
  • Can we call them a home? Boarding house reform in NSW
  • Housing wellbeing: the urban policy challenge for Australia
  • Getting a home and staying in it
  • UrbanGrowth for urban growth
  • Stimulus housing was a good investment
  • Homelessness and the TAAP’s role in preventing it
  • Multigenerational households on the rise
  • Vale Col James
  • Watch out for for-profit conferences
  • A history of tenant activism, and the emergence of the Tenants Union of NSW
12 December 2012

December 2012

  • Support services for social-housing tenants
  • Changes to social-housing financing
  • Regional students’ housing needs are ‘under the radar’
  • Strata-title laws, urban ‘renewal’, and displacement
  • Housing supply bonds and attracting institutional investment
  • Tenant Participation Resource Services forum
  • Boarding Houses Bill 2012 passed
20 October 2012

October 2012

  • Homelessness service sector reform
  • Statistical snapshots from the ABS
  • State Budget 2012
  • Changes in housing assistance and the future for social housing
  • Planning for the Growth Machine
  • Boarding house legislation in the pipeline
  • Three cents a day: why tenant services are great value!
  • It’s time to boost Newstart
  • National Shelter update
  • National homelessness update
  • ‘Explorations in nonprofit housing’ conference
  • Anti-Poverty Week/Sign up for housing news now!
8 June 2012

 June 2012

  • Can community housing providers make a difference?
  • Commonwealth Budget whimpers
  • Raising awareness about share housing
  • A year of living dangerously: reflections on the new renting laws in NSW
  • Boarding house reform announced
  • ‘Housing economics for non-economists’ lecture series
  • Workshops in Bega
  • A tale of two cities: rental affordability in Greater Sydney
1 March 2012

March 2012

  • Dilemmas in rent-charging   
  • Audio and visual privacy in flats    
  • Mixed communities and urban renewal    
  • Improving access to private rental in South West Sydney    
  • Financing housing assistance in 2011   
  • Residents’ Voices website launched  
  • Older renters in the private rental market: trends and milestones   
  • Shelter NSW life membership for Col James    
  • ‘Explorations in nonprofit housing: models inspirations resurgence’ conference    
1 December 2011

December 2011

  • Land use, housing affordability and affordable housing    
  • Smoke seepage in multi-unit housing    
  • Apartments for children    
  • Visual and audio privacy in multi-unit dwellings    
  • Marginal renting update    
  • New CEO for Homelessness NSW    
  • Housing Appeals Committee: trends and strategies    
  • Proposal to repeal landlord and tenant legislation: it’s problematic    
3 October 2011

October 2011

  • Changes to the affordable rental housing state environmental planning policy    
  • State Budget 2011    
  • Why older Australians aren’t downsizing    
  • The next National Affordable Housing Agreement    
  • Outcomes from the National Rental Affordability Scheme    
  • Hoarding as a wicked problem    
  • A national urban policy    
  • ‘Welcome home’ conference    
  • Men’s sheds in public housing areas    
  • Nexus between the justice system and homelessness    
1 June 2011

June 2011

  • Vision for social housing in New South Wales    
  • View from the estates    
  • Residents’ Voices: advantage, disadvantage, community and place    
  • Putting affordable housing back into planning policy    
  • A national perspective on marginal tenures    
  • On retaliation    
  • NSW Consumer Advisory Group — Mental Health Inc.    
  • The ties that bind: housing, homelessness and employment participation    
  • Living well in greater density in Greater Sydney    
  • Cohousing in Australia    
1 February 2011

February 2011

  • Access choice livability    
  • NCOSS seeks to engage NSW major parties on priority state election issues    
  • Continuing the growth of community housing    
  • Concern over changes in Aboriginal housing policy    
  • Leveraging affordable rental housing    
  • Campaign against NRAS funding cuts    
  • The Residential Tenancies Act 2010 – the still unfinished business    
  • Renting privately and growing old at election time    
  • Housing pressures in a high-growth region