Fix Housing

Solving Melbourne's Housing Crisis

Make Housing Affordable

It's not smashed avocado that's locking a generation out of owning a home. 

In 1985, a home in Melbourne cost 3 times the median wage. Now, it's 9.7 times. 

It has become far too hard for first home buyers and renters to find quality housing near where they work, play and take their kids to school. This means long commutes, less time and higher transport costs. 

Housing is being treated like an investment, not a home. We need to fix the system now if we want to stop entrenched housing inequality in our city.

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Housing for all

Every night, right here in one of the richest nations in the world, 105,000 Australians don’t have a place to call home. That’s one in every two hundred people. 

Since 2012, the number of rough sleepers in Melbourne has more than doubled.

Meanwhile, the 33,000 Victorians in need of public housing are being forced to wait for years -- and waiting times for urgent housing are going up. 

Every person in our city should have a home.

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Protect Renters

More than 5 million Australians rent their home, and yet we have one of the most expensive and yet unregulated rental markets in the world.

Our rental market is broken and it’s time to take urgent action to improve the conditions for those Melburnians who live in private rental housing.

As more people now see renting as their only housing option, the time to improve the rights and conditions for renters is well overdue.

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Liveable cities for people

Cities should be built for people, not for property developers. 

We can build quality, affordable, and sustainable housing and make sure all Melburnians have access to the green open space, community facilities, heritage and vibrant culture that make our city a great place to live.

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