Housing affordabiltiy info and resources

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY CRISIS

Australian Housing and Urban Reseach Institute:
http://www.ahuri.edu.au/

http://www.theage.com.au/national/affordability-crisis-leaves-families-out-in-the-cold-20080904-49yg.html

http://www.theage.com.au/national/rental-squeeze-starting-to-ease-20080912-4fj2.html

"Overseas students compete for Melbourne rentals"
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/programguide/stories/200809/s2358047.htm

"Students take action on housing crisis" (about SHAC, but has good background info):
http://www.greenleft.org.au/2008/764/39435

http://www.theage.com.au/national/155aweek-lalor-shack-highlights-rental-crisis-20080624-2w6j.html

AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN AUSTRALIA: Some Key Problems and Priorities for Action:
http://www.ahuri.edu.au/downloads/2007_Events/AHURI_Conf/Julian_Disney.pdf

ACTU, Affordable housing: Issues, Principles and Policy Options:
http://www.actu.asn.au/Images/Dynamic/attachments/5552/ACTU-Housing-Options-jul07.pdf

COMMUNITY RESPONSES

Association to Resource Co-operative Housing:
http://www.arch.asn.au/coop.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Housing_cooperative

Community Housing Federation of Victoria:
http://www.chfv.org.au/index.htm

National Housing Co-operative Conference 2007:
http://www.chfv.org.au/Co-operativeConference.htm

"Speed renting":
http://iwanttolivehere.org.au/sr/
http://www.theage.com.au/national/speed-renting-may-be-just-the-right-move-for-homeless-20080919-4k9d.html

SHAC:
http://news.infoshop.org/article.php?story=20080822090409495
http://www.greenleft.org.au/2008/764/39435

Sydney housing org 'Common Ground'
http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/homeless-will-get-a-place-to-call-their-own/2008/09/09/1220857547418.html

OTHER RESPONSES

Council response:
http://www.theage.com.au/national/council-plan-to-keep-artists-in-cbd-20080910-4dvg.html

State government:
http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/rent-crisis-forces-urgent-action/2008/02/16/1202760669052.html
http://www.theage.com.au/national/state-control-urged-as-rent-surges-127-20080728-3md8.html

Federal response:
Shelter NSW, A guide to a proposed National Affordable Housing Agreement:
http://www.shelternsw.infoxchange.net.au/docs/fly08nahafactsheet.pdf