The National Rental Affordability Scheme

Want to invest in or rent an NRAS property?

Queensland Shelter supports the National Rental Affordability Scheme as a long-term solution to housing stress in Queensland.

To find out more about NRAS, including investment opportunities and rental properties, please follow the following links:

http://www.nrashousing.com.au/

http://www.communities.qld.gov.au/housing/housing-services/renting-in-the-private-market/national-rental-affordab Read more »

NRAS monthly performance report- June 2011

Attached is the NRAS monthly performance report June 2011.


 


Highlights include:


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NRAS SPARED FROM THE FLOODS


National Shelter congratulates the Federal Government, The Greens, and community agencies in brokering the restoration of the full National Rental Affordability Scheme. Read more »

YWCA Australia February 9 2011: Don't cut affordable housing scheme, YWCA urges Government

YWCA Australia urges the Gillard Government to rethink its plans to cap the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) at 35,000 properties. Read more »

Media Release, 3 February 2011: Assistant Treasurer - Hon Bill Shorten MP

Attached is a media release from Hon Bill Shorten MP announcing simplifications to the tax law surrounding NRAS.


Queensland Shelter supports these simplifications, however is still strongly opposed to capping NRAS, and is advocating the government to restore NRAS to its promised potential.

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Opinion Piece by Saul Eslake, 2nd February 2010: Surplus not far away

This article by Saul Eslake was published in The Age on 2 February 2011. A big thankyou, as always, to Garry Mallard of TSN National News, for making it possible to view these articles on a daily basis.

 

The flood levy will not sink the Gillard government as few of those paying it would ever vote Labor in any case. Read more »

Opinion piece by Julian Disney, 2nd February 2010: Short-sighted cuts to rental housing scheme

This article by Julian Disney was published in an edited form in the Australian Financial Review on 2 February 2011. A big thankyou, as always, to Garry Mallard of TSN National News, for making it possible to view these articles on a daily basis.


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WIN: NRAS SPARED FROM THE FLOODS

Target Achieved: February 18, 2011 


Queensland Shelter congratulates the Federal Government, The Greens, and community agencies in brokering the restoration of the full National Rental Affordability Scheme. Read more »

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NRAS Post Implementation review

Queensland Shelter's Submission to the NRAS Post Implementation review in 2009 is available here.

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