Shape of Housing Assistance in Queensland

Shape of Housing Assistance in Queensland

Queensland Shelter has officially released the Shape of Housing Assitance in Queensland (SHAQ) paper. The paper investigates the issues surrounding the housing sector, including the scale and size of providers, title issues, portfolio management, rent setting policies and organisation viability to what mechanisms are required to enable vulnerable people to be housed in affordable housing.

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Registration 2010: 'Shape of Housing Assistance in Queensland'

Final days for 'Shape of Housing Assistance in Queensland'

Spaces are still available for the Roma Forum

Thursday 28th October, 2010. Roma Forum at Roma Neighbourhood Centre; Community Room, Cnr Quintin and Bowen Streets Roma. Read more »

A comparison of National and International housing and homelessness systems

Queensland Shelter conducted a review of international housing and homelessness initiatives as part of its Shape of the Sector project. Countries researched included the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Canada, and the United States.
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Implementing the National Housing Reforms: Progress Report

Attached is the progress report to the Council of Australian Governments from Commonwealth, State and Territory Housing ministers regarding the implementation of National Housing Reforms.

The report outlines successes and downfalls as identified by Ministers during 2009 as well as identifying next steps in the future. Read more »

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SHAQ: Dates and Registration

The dates for Queensland Shelter's Shape of Affordable Housing in Queensland consultations have now been finalised.

Please fill in the registration form attached and return to info [at] qshelter [dot] asn [dot] au.

Looking forward to seeing you at the forums!
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SHAQ: Draft forum structure

A draft of the planned agendas for Queensland Shelter's Shape of Housing Assistance in Queensland consultations is now available here.

This structure is subject to minor changes closer to the dates.

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SHAQ: Introduction and dates

Recent capital investment in the community housing sector along with Commonwealth Government encouragement for this sector to grow requires a housing system that will enable and support this growth.  Queensland Shelter aims to investigate how to create this policy environment and will look at the affordable housing sector as a whole along with its intersection with the homelessness sector and the One Social Housing System.