Home in Western Sydney
Housing Affordability and Homelessness Insights
There have been multiple studies that analyse housing affordability and homelessness from diverse perspectives across Australia and NSW. There is also emerging industry research that drills down to Western Sydney. This paper complements this work and focuses on drawing out the key themes from several critical data sets.
We know from our work in Western Sydney that secure, appropriate and affordable housing can turn lives around. Governments and communities need to work together to reinvigorate our social housing system in NSW and significantly increase the supply of affordable housing. We have a moral responsibility to ensure that everyone has a home.
Access to safe, affordable and appropriate housing is a fundamental human need and right. Western Sydney Community Forum has joined with Wentworth Community Housing to place a spotlight on the region and draw out the key messages that evidence a shifting landscape of housing and homelessness.