1. Keep people in their homes
Ensuring services have adequate funding to support renters in crisis.
Providing adequate resources to the Residential Relief Grant Scheme.
2. Ensure People have a Home
Urgently audit options for emergency accommodation including government-owned buildings along with hotels and hostels.
Immediately increase supply of affordable rental by spot purchasing vacant homes, and urgently investigating government-owned land and buildings, vacant commercial buildings, and fast-build modular housing as options to deliver new supply rapidly.
Invest in new social and affordable housing supply to deliver 18,000 new homes over the next four years.
3. Accelerate the review of the Residential Tenancies Act
Implement new rental laws to make renting a more secure, affordable and longer-term housing option.
Make current tenancy laws fairer.