Fix Housing

Solving Melbourne's Housing Crisis

Frequently Asked Questions

Information below has been compiled from public announcements, information gathered by community members, experiences from comparable programs, and the findings of a Parliamentary Inquiry into Labor's public housing sell-offs. Further information will be added as it becomes available.

See below the fold for information.

  • What is Labor’s plan?
  • Which estates are scheduled for private development?
  • How much new housing will there be?
  • How many new units will be constructed at each estate?
  • Will new housing be the same size as the housing it replaces?
  • What is the difference between public and community housing?
  • Does changing housing mix actually work?
  • What will it take to fix Victoria’s housing crisis?
  • What is the Greens alternative?
  • What is the outcome for developers?
  • What will the estates look like after the redevelopments?
  • Will there be more public transport to accommodate the increase in density?
  • What will be the impact on neighbourhood amenity for remaining residents?
  • When will residents need to leave their homes?
  • What will happen to residents whose homes are demolished?
  • How can I take action to stop the sell-off of public housing land?
  • What will be the impact on the community?



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Public housing residents and their supporters are already taking action in their neighbourhoods to stand up for public housing.

The Public Housing Defence Network is a coalition of residents, supporters and community groups pushing for more public housing, not sell-offs. Fortnightly coordination meetings happen at 6:30pm on Monday nights at North Carlton Railway House, 20 Solly Ave, North Carlton. Current meeting nights are the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. All welcome. 

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