Report

The home stretch: challenges and alternatives in sustainable housing for refugees and asylum seekers

3 Oct 2014
Description

The challenges faced by asylum seekers and people from refugee backgrounds in finding affordable, appropriate and sustainable housing is consistently raised as one of the primary issues affecting humanitarian entrants in Australia. Communities and service providers across Australia have adopted various strategies to assist humanitarian entrants to overcome barriers, including practical support, acting as an intermediary, drawing on community connections and exploring non-traditional settlement options.

This report includes profiles of local projects, as well as a call for government action to address structural and systemic issues regarding housing availability and affordability.

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No
Published year only: 
2014
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