FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 22nd September, 2023 This article is in response to Labor’s Housing Package, which can be found here. RAHU supports the principles of protecting renters’ rights. The principles of this proposal take some positive steps toward this. However, […]
HAFF’s Unclear Path On the 11th of September, the Greens announced that with an extra $1,000,000,000 of ‘direct investment’ into social housing – The Social Housing Accelerator – they would support Labor’s ‘Housing Australia Future Fund’ (HAFF). Labor’s HAFF will […]
Friday 18th of August 2023 was the last day of the Save Barak Beacon campaign. A campaign led by various miscellaneous political parties, groups, and organisations, including RAHU, who came together to stop the destruction of the eponymous public housing […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8 July, 2023 RAHU would like to make a statement of unconditional support for the Save Barak Beacon campaign. Below is the unedited media statement released by the group. Activists have taken up residence in the disused homes […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 25 June 2023 On 9 February 2023, the Albanese Government introduced the Housing Australia Future Fund bill (HAFF), a bill intended to increase access to affordable and social housing. The HAFF seeks to create an investment fund […]
Report from International Union of Tenants World Conference, Lisbon, Portugal Eirene Tsolidis Noyce – April 2023 During the International Union of Tenants World Conference, delegates were provided the opportunity to visit one of Lisbon’s newest public housing projects. This project […]
RAHU attended our first world Congress of the International Union of Tenants in Lisbon Portugal, as a new member of the IUT. I was honoured to be able to attend as an international Delegate, and speak on a panel about our organisation, and our challenges in the Australian housing crisis.
Melbourne’s rapidly growing outer suburbs in the North and West are being built on floodplains that get re-zoned for residential housing for huge windfall profits. With skyrocketing housing prices and falling wages these outer suburbs are some of the only places many people can afford.
04/03/2022 This week the National Housing Conference is convening in Melbourne. The annual event, sponsored by a number of community housing companies, purports to exhibit “shining examples of best practice in delivering social and affordable housing options to Australians.” Tickets […]
Victoria’s Renters and Housing Union (RAHU), in partnership with 3CR Community Radio, will host an online forum this Wednesday to discuss housing justice post-lockdown. ____________________________________________ The legislative, economic, and public health fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic exposed and intensified the […]