Labor has promised to building social and affordable housing in places like Ipswich and the Somerset Region.
Federal Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann said an Albanese Labor Government is committed to created the Housing Australia Future Fund, to create jobs and change lives.
“There are more homeless Australians than ever before,” Mr Neumann said.
“There is a shortfall of 4,400 of social housing dwellings across Ipswich and the Somerset Region, which has led to an average wait time of ten years for some of the most vulnerable members of our community.
“Labor’s Housing Australia Future Fund aims to give more Australians a future.”
Over the first five years, Labor’s Housing Australia Future Fund will:
“Local people tell me they have been doing it tough, particularly since the pandemic saw jobs lost and businesses closed.
“We have people on long waiting lists for social housing, while affordable housing is hard to find.
“We call this a future fund because its about investing in people and in our future.
“It’s about creating jobs, providing security and making sure no one is left behind.”