Housing Matters Blog

We are blogging today about a different starting point for our discussions about housing that are not based on assumptions that we should continue to build large expensive houses on expensive land, effectively excluding growing numbers of South Australians from the home ownership market. Read about our modern village concept and what we can learn

Housing Matters 8 April

There is exciting news contained in this week's edition of Housing Matters! Turner Real Estate are one of our newest members and are joining our Homes4Good program, helping low income families to find affordable homes - read all the details within!

Housing Matters 5 April

In this week's edition of Housing Matters we are looking at the rental reforms asking, are we there yet? Or, have we taken one step forward and two steps backwards? Read about the new proposed tenant service. If you missed our women's housing network meeting or you'd like to see part of it again, the

Housing Matters 20 March

In our latest news update there are two opportunities for those of you interest in women's housing (all genders welcome!) - write for Parity and come along to our network meeting - bookings are a must! Also an opportunity to have your say on granny flats and student accommodation and learn more about our advocacy.

Housing Matters 12 March

In this week's news update we are sharing the 2024 Moving On report, shedding light on how tenancies end in the private rental market. All the links you need are within!

Moving On 2024

Read our latest renting research about how tenancies end in the private rental market in the Moving On 2024 report. There are some interesting comparisons with the all-time survey results on evictions, rent bidding, and rent increases.

Housing Matters 22 February

A special invitation awaits in this week's edition of Housing Matters - come along to the Women's Housing Network (all genders welcome) to hear more about improving housing security for older single women - government actions and community activity! We will be joined by Minister for Human Services, Nat Cook. Also, the latest renting research

Housing Matters 5 February

In today's news update we are sharing our submission to the South Australian Parliament's Social Development Committee Inquiry into the potential to create human rights legislation. We encourage you to create your own submission (please feel free to use ours as a guide - copy and paste if you wish) or simply email the Committee

Housing Matters 15 December

We are wishing you a safe holiday season in the last edition of Housing Matters for 2023 and sharing our mobile phone app and website Pickle! See you in 2024!