Ending Homelessness Together Campaign Wrap Up

With the election now over, we wanted to share a wrap up of our election campaign “Ending Homelessness Together”, which aimed to raise awareness and advocate for policy solutions to end homelessness in NSW.

As a result of our campaign and the advocacy of our fellow Peaks and many valued partners, we witnessed a change in the political landscape of NSW. Labor emerged as the winner of the NSW election, with strong representation from the Greens and some key independents – all of whom pledged to implement many of our proposals in their election commitments. These include:

  • 5 year contracts for specialist homelessness service providers, ensuring stability and continuity of funding
  • Requirement for social housing on government land, increasing the supply of affordable housing
  • The creation of Homes NSW, a new agency to oversee coordinated housing policy and delivery
  • Improvements to renting conditions, such as abolishing no grounds evictions

We welcome these commitments as positive steps towards ending homelessness in NSW. However, we also recognise that there is still more work to be done. We will now be engaging closely with the new government to advance the policies in Ending Homelessness Together.

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Homelessness NSW Campaign Wrap Up – Ending Homelessness Together

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