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Homelessness NSW is committed to having a strong media presence on homelessness and the housing system. Our latest comments, news items, information and media releases can be found below.

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Homelessness NSW is committed to having a strong media presence on homelessness and the housing system. Our latest comments, news items, information and media releases can be found below.

Latest News

Homelessness NSW is committed to having a strong media presence on homelessness and the housing system. Our latest comments, news items, information and media releases can be found below.

Latest News

Homelessness NSW is committed to having a strong media presence on homelessness and the housing system. Our latest comments, news items, information and media releases can be found below.

Latest News

Homelessness NSW is committed to having a strong media presence on homelessness and the housing system. Our latest comments, news items, information and media releases can be found below.

Latest News

Homelessness NSW is committed to having a strong media presence on homelessness and the housing system. Our latest comments, news items, information and media releases can be found below.

Latest News

Homelessness NSW is committed to having a strong media presence on homelessness and the housing system. Our latest comments, news items, information and media releases can be found below.

Latest News

Homelessness NSW is committed to having a strong media presence on homelessness and the housing system. Our latest comments, news items, information and media releases can be found below.

Latest News

Homelessness NSW is committed to having a strong media presence on homelessness and the housing system. Our latest comments, news items, information and media releases can be found below.

Latest News

Homelessness NSW is committed to having a strong media presence on homelessness and the housing system. Our latest comments, news items, information and media releases can be found below.

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Homelessness NSW announce Trina Jones as new Chief Executive Officer

May 4, 2022

Homelessness NSW, the peak body representing the homelessness sector of New South Wales is delighted to announce the appointment of Trina Jones as its new Chief Executive Officer.

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COVID has shown us we know how to end homelessness – but latest homelessness stats show that we are failing to do this 

December 7, 2021

Homelessness services in NSW experienced ongoing high demand due to the impact of the 2020 COVID lockdown – data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows. In 2020/2021 over 70,500 clients were supported by homelessness services in New South Wales. This is 25% more clients than they are funded for, and they continue to be stretched to the seams as they recover from COVID lockdowns.

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NSW Peak Social Services Groups push for measures to support the most vulnerable during COVID lockdown

July 12, 2021

NCOSS, Homelessness NSW and the Tenants Union of NSW have written to Premier Berejiklian and Treasurer Perrottet asking them to advocate for a range of key initiatives with the Federal Government including reinstatement of JobSeeker and JobKeeper and have asked the State Government to reintroduce the eviction moratorium and financial support for renters to support people at risk of homelessness due to the latest COVID-19 outbreak.

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Homelessness NSW welcomes hotel accommodation for people sleeping rough in Greater Sydney lockdown area as first step

June 28, 2021

Homelessness NSW has welcomed the commitment of the NSW Government to ensure hotel accommodation for all people sleeping rough in the Greater Sydney lockdown area as further evidence that ending homelessness is achievable and calls on the NSW Government to provide greater investment in social housing to end homelessness for all.

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Rising property prices leaving thousands homeless while Government squanders windfall

June 22, 2021

The NSW Government is the beneficiary of an unexpected additional $1 billion in stamp duty from an out of control housing market but has failed to use this windfall to adequately invest in social housing to ensure people on low incomes across NSW do not end up homeless.

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Landmark Report: NSW Social Services Sector at a Tipping Point

March 12, 2021

The NSW social services sector, which employs more than 230,000 people, and provides care to more than 1 million people per year, has reached a crossroads according to an alarming new report.

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New data shows NSW lagging on homelessness and housing investments

January 25, 2021

Investment in homelessness services in NSW is failing to keep up with demand, and public funding for social housing in NSW has collapsed, according to new data from the Productivity Commission.

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NSW homelessness services continue to be stretched at the seams – in a year like no other

December 11, 2020

NSW homelessness services continued to experience high demand during a period that included bushfires and a pandemic – data released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows in 2019/2020 over 70,300 clients were supported by homelessness services in New South Wales.

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NSW Budget missed opportunity to address increasing homelessness by investing in social housing construction and jobs

November 17, 2020

Homelessness NSW welcomes ongoing funding for homelessness services and additional investment to provide housing and support for people sleeping rough, however, the NSW Budget is a missed opportunity to address increasing homelessness by significantly investing in social housing construction and jobs.

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Wave of Disadvantage Report shows increase in homelessness imminent

October 27, 2020

Homelessness NSW, Yfoundations and DVNSW have called for urgent action to address the impending increase in homelessness across NSW, in response to a new report by Equity Economics. The stats suggest that there will be a 24% increase in homelessness due to the economic impacts of COVID19.

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