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The NSW State Government has announced that, as part of the upcoming 2022 State Budget, they will give first home buyers the choice of either paying stamp duty on their newly purchased property or paying an ongoing ‘annual property tax payment of $400 plus 0.3 per cent of the land value of the property. It will be available on homes valued at less than $1.5 million.’ The intention is to reduce upfront costs and thereby make housing more affordable for first home buyers.
In late 2018 the Scottish Government announced funding of £50 million to the Ending Homelessness Together action plan, which is to run for five years from 2018–19.
Post release support the key to better housing outcome for people leaving institutional settings: report
A lack of integrated housing support is driving higher rates of inpatient care, increased need for substance use treatment and ongoing offending by people leaving institutional settings such as rehabilitation, out-of-home care and prison, new AHURI research finds.
8–10 August 2022
Canberra and online
AHURI, in partnership with Homelessness Australia convene the National Homelessness Conference 2022. The Conference returns as a face-to-face event in 2022 – to be held in Canberra, while also offering a virtual option for delegates unable to travel to the nation’s capital.