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Eastern Affordable Housing Alliance

Eastern Affordable Housing Alliance

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The Eastern Affordable Housing Alliance (EAHA) is a collaboration between six Local Government Authorities (LGAs) located in the Eastern Metropolitan Region (EMR) of Melbourne including the cities of Knox, Manningham, Maroondah, Monash, Whitehorse and Yarra Ranges.

The Alliance aims to ensure that the most disadvantaged people in the EMR can access safe, secure, affordable housing, with a view to better health outcomes and higher quality of life for all. Our primary means for achieving this aim is advocacy.

To this end the EAHA works to create enabling environments for increased investment by government and non-government stakeholders in social and affordable dwellings in the EMR.

Housing affordability is a growing problem in the Eastern Region of Melbourne (and Australia-wide).

While many of the factors that influence housing affordability are structural and beyond the control of local government, a clear understanding of the scale of affordable housing needs in the region is a first step to enabling a response to increasing affordability.

Research has been conducted to assess the needs of our community and the compiled in the following report:

Minimum Supply of Social Housing Eastern Metro Region 2014-2036

For more information, please contact rosie.tuck@knox.vic.gov.au.

In the lead up to the Victorian State Election in November 2018, the Easterna Affordable Housing Alliance is conducting a Zone In advocacy campiagn and calling on all political parties to commit to policies that will allow our most disadvantaged community members to access safe, secure and affordable housing.

Read the lastest media release

Visit the Zone In website


Member Councils of the Eastern Affordable Housing Alliance
Council partners of the EAHA

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