Tasmania’s economy is doing well, but the benefits need to be shared. While the booming housing market is good for some, many ordinary Tasmanians are struggling to afford to rent or buy a home. Tasmania’s economic and population growth must be matched with a well-resourced housing strategy. Shelter Tas is highlighting four priorities for voters to consider this State Election, click this box for details.
Shelter Tas State Budget Submission 2018-19 This year’s Shelter Tas submission is more important than ever, with Tasmania experiencing a chronic shortage of affordable and social housing which has serious implications for people affected by insecure housing and homelessness, and also serious implications for the Tasmanian community as a whole. Click this box to read the submission in full.
Shelter Tas has prepared a fact sheet that provides an overview of homelessness in Tasmania, outlining the support available for people at risk of or experiencing homelessness and what is needed to end homelessness in Tasmania.
Click this box to download Homelessness in Tasmania: The Facts