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Vulnerable People Need Greater Social Housing Support

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Disadvantaged Australians are struggling to settle into social housing, with research revealing 43 per cent of residents are leaving their properties within 18 months.

The report by RMIT University and Unison Housing found that Indigenous households, young people, and those who’ve previously experienced homelessness were most likely to suffer “tenancy breakdown” because of issues transitioning into social housing.

Lead researcher Professor Guy Johnson said supporting longer tenancies for these groups was crucial because high turnover was hurting people and social housing providers.

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Source:
Luke Michael, 2019, Probono Australia (https://probonoaustralia.com.au/)

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