Homelessness

Report

18 Mar 2019
58

This report card assesses how much progress has been made on a national level since 2008, when the National Youth Commission inquiry into youth homelessness published Australia's Homeless Youth .

Commentary

18 Mar 2019
9

In 2008, Australia had a national homelessness strategy, plus a ten-point roadmap to reduce youth homelessness. Why has it fallen so far short of its goals, and what still needs to be done?

Report

13 Mar 2019
157

This report presents the findings of a research project commissioned by CHIA NSW and Homelessness NSW to provide estimates of the social and affordable housing need for Australia by sub-region and the likely costs to government of delivering housing to meet these needs over the...

Submission

5 Mar 2019
71

This submission calls for increased funding and actions from the Victorian government to improve access to housing and address homelessness in the state.

Report

4 Mar 2019
192

Short-term or emergency accommodation is a service provided for the homeless, and those at risk of homelessness. This report explores the circumstances, experiences and housing outcomes of clients in short-term or emergency accommodation who sought assistance from specialist homelessness services between 1 July 2011 and...

Report

15 Feb 2019
235

This report has been prepared in response to consumer feedback that highlights the crisis in crisis accommodation in Melbourne’s north and west.

Report

15 Feb 2019
235

Across Victoria, there are only 423 crisis ‘beds’ available to people experiencing homelessness and/or family violence. When those beds are full, agencies are completely dependent on the private housing system and they use the limited funds they have available to access low end hotels and...

Report

13 Feb 2019
198

The specialist homelessness services 2017–18 web report is the seventh annual report from the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection. It describes the characteristics of clients of specialist homelessness services, the services requested, outcomes achieved, and unmet requests for services during 2017–18.

Report

22 Jan 2019
20

This chapter focuses on specialist homelessness services funded by government under the Council of Australian Governments National Affordable Housing Agreement and National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness. Other non-specialist homelessness services are not included in this Report.

Report

14 Dec 2018
108

Couch surfers are among the most hidden groups of people experiencing homelessness. This report explores the circumstances, experiences and housing outcomes of couch surfers who sought assistance from specialist homelessness services between 1 July 2011 and 30 June 2015.

Report

12 Dec 2018
119

This report argues that public policy on homelessness is based on flawed definitions that artificially inflate the figures, making public housing policy ineffective, adding to taxpayers' bills, and failing to assist 'chronic rough sleepers'.

Briefing paper

7 Dec 2018
62

This backgrounder examines homelessness in the 93 NSW electorates using data from the 2011 and 2016 Censuses. The Parliamentary Research Service has also published an interactive map and table showing this data.

Report

29 Nov 2018
129

This research progresses the priority areas identified by the National Mental Health Commission and provides evidence about the systemic issues and policy levers to provide housing and services for people with mental health issues.

Report

14 Nov 2018
41

There is very limited rough sleeping literature and what does exist has focused predominantly on men. This is one of the largest samples of women sleeping rough in Australian cities. From this sample, we are seeing that women who are sleeping rough have poorer health...

Article

12 Nov 2018
67

While the majority of the general public thinks drug addiction is the main reason for homelessness, the reality is quite different, writes Julie Moschion.

Report

24 Oct 2018
306

This report assembles the evidence from official statistics, academic research and other publicly available information about the lived experience of homelessness and housing affordability in Australia.

Strategy

Building a path to our future
8 Oct 2018
216

The development of the SHS Industry Transition Plan has provided an opportunity for the SHS sector to contribute to government’s thinking about the process, and the opportunity to identify priorities for future development.

Policy report

17 Sep 2018
116

Ending homelessness is within our means. Homelessness should be rare, the experience brief, and it should not recur in cycles of repeated homelessness. With the right measures in place, homelessness is preventable, early intervention achievable, and that keeping people housed is possible.

Report

Second evaluation report
14 Sep 2018
363

The 50 Lives project has made massive strides towards ending chronic homelessness in Perth, with the original target to house fifty of the most vulnerable homeless people met back in June 2017. This second evaluation report highlights the challenges of sustaining a tenancy after years...

Report

17 Aug 2018
430

This report presents twelve month social and economic outcomes for Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) participants against a comparison group using existing services.

Overview

 

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