Gains made in reducing homelessness slipping away

11 Feb 2021

During the pandemic, people experiencing homelessness were provided with temporary accommodation, giving them the security of a home for the first time in a long time. A new report shows that less than a third of this group have transitioned into longer-term affordable housing.

Additionally, tens of thousands of people renting across Australia are now facing mounting rental debts.

A new report COVID 19: Rental housing and homelessness impacts investigates the policy shifts and innovations prompted by COVID, how they were formulated and how they have been implemented.