Labor’s National Housing Supply and Affordability Council will:
The Council will also undertake any other related research it considers has a potentially material impact on housing supply and affordability.
The Council will also play a key role in the development and implementation of Labor’s National Housing and Homelessness Plan.
The National Housing and Homelessness Plan will be developed with the support and assistance of key stakeholders including States and Territories, local government, not for profit and civil society organisations, industry bodies, superannuation funds and other experts in housing, finance and urban development.
Everyone from Master Builders Australia, the Property Council, Housing Industry Association and the Real Estate Institute of Australia to National Shelter, the Urban Development Institute of Australia, Homelessness Australia, Community Housing Industry Association and the Australian Council of Social Service have been calling for years for a National Housing and Homelessness Plan.
The National Housing and Homelessness Plan will set out the key short, medium and longer term reforms needed to make it easier for Australians to buy a home, easier to rent, and put a roof over the heads of more homeless Australians.
An Albanese Labor Government will also expand the role and work of the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation and rename it Housing Australia.
Housing Australia will be the home of the National Housing Supply and Affordability Council.
Housing Australia will also be the home of key national housing programs. This includes: