Today’s Housing Summit Outcomes Report delivers short term relief for Queenslanders living through the state’s housing crisis, says the state’s peak community service body. But the 45,958 people waiting on Queensland’s social housing register need houses built immediately, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh says.
An extra $1 billion for the state’s Housing Investment Fund (HIF) will help Queenslanders experiencing or facing homelessness, with immediate action now needed to […]
Women and children being physically assaulted, families sleeping in cars, and elderly people couch surfing because they have nowhere to go must remain the focus of this week’s Housing Summit.
Queenslanders are being forced into homelessness and poverty by a Federal Government decision to continue a national rental scheme phase out, with Queensland hit the hardest.
New analysis from Queensland’s peak body for the community sector shows there are 45,958 people on Queensland’s social housing register, and most have been assessed as ‘very high’ need.
Vital community services that have helped Queenslanders through the housing crisis, natural disasters and with soaring costs of living, have secured a $50 million funding increase.
QCOSS welcomes the announcement of a Housing Summit this morning (Tuesday, 13 September) and is calling on the State Government to ensure every Queenslander has a home by 2032.
More than 25,000 Queenslanders have backed a powerful coalition of legal and community services across the state calling for the age of criminal responsibility to be raised.
Gympie’s housing crisis has reached an unprecedented and heartbreaking level, with about 70 residents per month seeking help for homelessness at just one service, and domestic violence victims trapped with nowhere to go.
Queenslanders need social housing to be built, not just “commenced” by the Queensland Government. They also need a comprehensive plan for the more than 50,000 Queenslanders waiting for a home.