January 30, 2021
We sent this special ‘Thank You’ video to members and the sector to let them know how much we appreciated their work in keeping us safe through COVID-19. Watch again here!
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.
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.
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.
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.
July 5, 2020
Homelessness NSW provides comments on the importance of affordable housing as well as overcrowding and the prevention of COVID-19.
June 11, 2020
Domestic Violence and Homelessness services have called on the NSW Government to rapidly increase the level of social housing to ensure that women and children escaping domestic and family violence can be safely housed.
April 27, 2020
Peak housing and social services bodies are urging the NSW Government to roll out a social and affordable housing boom across the state to support vulnerable people and stimulate the economy in response to COVID-19.
March 27, 2020
Homelessness NSW welcomed the steps taken by the Berejiklian Government to address the risks for people experiencing and at risk of homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.