The first early-warning bells sounded in January 2020, as mainstream news warned of an impending virus.
Share accommodation might be a cheaper way to manage rent, it comes with pros and cons.
Dealing with challenges of public and social housing when you need to move.
Finding yourself in a situation where you literally have nowhere to stay the night must be an upsetting and overwhelming feeling. For people living with HIV, this can be a frightening reality. Recently, SBS [...]
Living in social housing can sometimes feel like a minefield when it comes to the behaviour of your fellow tenants. You may be a model tenant, mindful of others, music kept at a respectable [...]
Waiting times for assessing a social housing application, a change of circumstance, or a housing transfer have ballooned from weeks to months. Receiving a housing offer can take years even with priority approval. For [...]
Many years ago I visited a client in his home address. I had been told by other services that this particular gentleman was a serious hoarder. The morning of the visit I mentally prepared [...]
It might be issues with neighbours, or feeling judged, even being mistreated and discriminated against. Perhaps it’s a much needed maintenance issue that is repeatedly overlooked by your Housing Customer Service Officer. Or it [...]
It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. Not exactly sure what old Charlie Dickens was banging on about (never read the book) but it can certainly sum up living [...]
We all hope and aspire to live in a home of our choosing. To be able to feel safe and comfortable in our own space. To have our own kitchen to cook the food [...]