Portugal’s Public Housing and rent reform

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 […]

Report from the IUT World Conference

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.

Climate Action for Safe Housing

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. 

RAHU statement on the National Housing Conference

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 […]

HOUSING JUSTICE AFTER LOCKDOWN – RAHU ONLINE FORUM

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 […]

RAHU Response to Public Housing Towers Lockdown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 7th 2020 Renters And Housing Union (RAHU) VIC stands with residents and their demands, and denounces the unnecessary and dangerous police presence in the public housing flats in Flemington, Kensington and North Melbourne. RAHU will […]