Monthly Archives: April 2019

NHFIC and Compass boost stock of freehold social and affordable housing

The National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation’s (NHFIC’s) transformative financing has enabled Compass Housing Services to increase its holdings of social and affordable housing, with a total of 330 new homes converted from leasehold to freehold. This means the social and affordable rental homes will remain permanently in the hands of Compass, a NSW-based registered […]

Labor deals out an affordable full house budget reply

The 2019-20 Federal Budget reply sees affordable housing and the development of policies to provide national certainty for housing supply as the equivalent of a ‘Full House’. The reply outlines the policies of 250,000 affordable rentals over 10 years, build-to-rent taxation structures, and headlines the overarching support of future housing in the previously announced National […]

Budget surplus belies affordable housing deficit

The 2019-20 Federal Budget ramps up last year’s record infrastructure spend to hit $100bn over a decade but offers no new initiatives in the affordable housing space. This affordable housing budget deficit position sits in contrast to the position handed down at Budget 2017-18 when affordable housing was a centrepiece of the budget and future […]