An increase in the number of people accessing specialist support services for homelessness has appeared in areas where rents have risen by up to 40 per cent.
An increase in the number of people accessing specialist support services for homelessness has appeared in areas where rents have risen sharply.
Homelessness organisations have painted a dire picture of the crisis facing Queensland as the government announces more social housing but admits it takes time.
The Queensland government has launched a homelessness review with specialist support services also receiving a $390 million funding boost.
Indigenous people experience homelessness at higher rates than non-Indigenous Australians. Advocates are calling for support of Indigenous-led solutions.
As the housing crisis continues and rents rise, a coalition of housing and homelessness organisations is calling for specific measures to help young people.
Demand is soaring for housing assistance in Queensland with homelessness on the rise amid a cost of living crisis, the peak social service body warns.
The real estate industry is accumulating huge amounts of information on homebuyers, renters and those looking to inspect homes, a housing inquiry will hear.
Huge amounts of information being gathered on renters has left them exposed to being victims of massive data breaches, a parliamentary inquiry has been told.
Rent controls have been found to limit housing supply and the quality of homes, as well as disproportionately befitting high income earners.
Regional areas do not receive an equitable share of funding despite feeling the sting of the housing crisis, but a new bill is aimed at changing that.
The Greens have struck a deal to pass the Albanese government's $10 billion Housing Australia Future Fund through parliament.
The government's $10 billion housing future fund is set to pass through parliament in a deal with the Greens for more investment in social and affordable homes.
A deadly apartment building fire in Johannesburg has highlighted a housing crisis in the South African city, where poverty and unemployment are widespread.
With vacancies at historically low rates across the country, the race to secure a rental is fiercer than ever and it is weighing on vulnerable communities.
As the cost-of-living crisis pushes more and more Australians to the brink, homelessness has never been a more real threat to so many.
The number of people seeking support from homelessness services has soared, with high rents and record-low vacancy rates part of the problem.
Victorians have called for action on the housing crisis as Queensland sets out a plan for the southeast and NSW contends with a backslide in housing approvals.
A council's move to soften restrictions on caravans and tiny houses could ease the housing crisis and offer fertile ground for new industry, an expert says.
As Christians gathered to mark the resurrection on Easter Sunday, cooler temperatures swept across the nation with some ski resorts reporting snow.
The Queensland government's move to reduce the frequency of rent increases has been welcomed by social service advocates but panned by the real estate sector.
The Queensland government's position on rent caps is clearer after the suggestion of limiting increases prompted backlash from real estate groups.
The suggestion Queensland is prepared to introduce a limit on rent increases has sparked debate on how the policy will affect landlords and tenants.
Families are at the heart of Queensland's housing crisis as a new report shows the scale of the problem.
Queensland housing advocates are calling for the state government to limit the number and size of rent rises allowed each year to protect tenants.
The Queensland government is calling for more private and social sector proposals for affordable homes with the offer of grants from a $130 million pool.
University lodgings in Brisbane will be converted into emergency accommodation amid reports of weekly rent increases as high as $325 a week.
Thousands of Queensland households are spending more than a third of their income on rent and are unable to meet basic living standards, a new report suggests.
Funding to help renters stay in their homes, support for emergency accommodation and cost-of-living relief form the response to a major Queensland summit.
The Queensland government will speed up providing temporary emergency housing after disasters by scrapping planning approvals.
On the eve Queensland's housing summit, the state government has warned 10,000 homes will be less affordable when a federal subsidy scheme ends.