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Media Releases
September 20, 2023

MEDIA RELEASE: Victoria’s Housing Statement – renter rights and higher density a major win, social housing still to be addressed at scale

The Andrews Government has released an ambitious package of housing measures, many in line with recommendations made by Per Capita’s Centre for Equitable Housing.
Media Releases
September 19, 2023

MEDIA RELEASE: 231 new social houses a step in the right direction, but the road to enough social homes is long

Per Capita welcomes the news that the Victoria and Federal Governments have hammered out a deal to build 231 new social housing units in Carlton, replacing 191 social dwellings that were no longer fit for habitation.
Media Releases
August 31, 2023

MEDIA RELEASE: Light As Air: Regulating Short Term Rentals in Australia

Landlords in key regional tourist areas can make more from just 25 nights on Airbnb than a full year’s income from residential rent, putting real pressure on the availability of long-term rentals for residents.
Media Releases
March 29, 2023

MEDIA RELEASE: Most Australians want Government to act on housing affordability

Per Capita’s new Centre for Equitable Housing (CEH) has released a major survey of community attitudes towards housing affordability in Australia, revealing that most Australians think the housing market is in need of significant reform.