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HAAG is looking for new members to join our Committee of Management.

This information is provided for older renters in Victoria, covering some of the new programs that can help with your tenancy and important changes to renting laws during the covid-19 pandemic.

At Risk: Older Women facing Homelessness in Australia - launching two reports detailing the burning issue of 405,000 older women at risk homelessness and the challenges many of them face living in the private rental sector.

An open letter calling on the government to address the urgent situation concerning homeless people sleeping rough and COVID-19.

HAAG was shocked at reports of a “hard lockdown” being enforced by police on public housing tenants in Flemington and North Melbourne on Saturday.  This response was inappropriate and stigmatized low income, mostly migrant Victorians, many of whom have English as a second language.

Today HAAG released a report showing the extent of the housing crisis for older Victorians. Written by Dr Debbie Faulkner from the University of South Australia, it combines census data with data from Specialist Homelessness Services to closely examine the housing circumstances of people aged 55+ in Victoria.

 

Our social media quiz questions the governments priorities investing $688 million in the "HomeBuilder" home renovation scheme, rather than investing in public, affordable housing.

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