News tagged with affordable houses

Pensioners squeezed out of Australian cities due to skyrocketing rents

 

A new report released today confirms that Australian pensioners have to leave the city to find affordable rent or pay more than 60 per cent of their income just to ... ...

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Older Renters need Affordable Appropriate and Secure Housing

 

Each year COTA Victoria conducts a survey asking older people what issues concern them the most. In 2016 – 44.25% of respondents  (the majority) said that access to affordable, secure ... ...

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Show your support for fair rental laws in Victoria

 

People aged over 55 are the fastest growing group in the rental market. The issue of affordability, stability and appropriateness of housing is a significant issue for older people on ... ...

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COTA Victoria calls for a Victorian Inclusive Ageing Strategy in 2017 – 2018 Policy Priorities Statement

 

COTA Victoria’s 2017 – 2018 Policy Priorities Statement calls for a whole of government approach to improve the lives of our diverse and ageing population. Whilst there are a number ... ...

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Review of Rent Laws – will it deliver fairer, safer housing for tenants

 

The issue of affordability, security and appropriateness of housing is a significant issue for older people on fixed lower incomes. The review of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (RTA) has ... ...

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A Home for Life: towards an older persons housing strategy

 

COTA Victoria attended HAAG AGM for the launch of a Home for Life: towards an older persons’ housing strategy. The report was launched by Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians. ... ...

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