Bill: Housing Act 3300
Votes: This is an ordinary bill. It requires more yes votes than no votes. This bill will not pass any sooner than the deadline.
Voting deadline: December 3300
|Issue: The government policy regarding housing.|
Current position: All housing is private but rent is subsidised for low-income households.
Proposed Position: The State provides public housing to low-income families.
Rationale: There are poor lining our streets, more must be done to help struggling families in our country.
Old value:: All housing is private but rent is subsidised for low-income households.
Current: The state provides public housing to low-income families.
Proposed: The state provides public housing to low-income families.
These messages have been posted to debate on this bill:
|Date||18:30:19, May 07, 2012 CET||From||Alorian Libertarian Party||To||Debating the Housing Act 3300|
|Message||What do we define as "low-income"? Where is the cut-off point for families eligible for Social Housing? Will this have any effect on other benefits received?|
|Date||18:39:21, May 07, 2012 CET||From||Conservative Party||To||Debating the Housing Act 3300|
|Message||The current definition for low income is those who pay more than 50% of their income on rent. Those in subsidised social housing will receive less state benefits in other areas, means-tested to ensure fairness.|
|Date||18:40:05, May 07, 2012 CET||From||Alorian Libertarian Party||To||Debating the Housing Act 3300|
|Message||Then the ALP can support this.|
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