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Advocacy

Join CHP in educating government and community leaders about effective responses to homelessness, and what tools or resources are necessary to implement solutions.

CHP collaborates with the homelessness sector, along with private, philanthropic and cross-sector partners, to build the political and community will necessary to eradicate homelessness in Victoria. 

This section provides information about efforts to inform and improve policies related to preventing and ending homelessness.

Advocacy updates
The Victorian Government recently announced a public consultation to inform the development of a future social housing framework. CHP and six other Victorian housing, homelessness and family violence peak organisations have joined together around five key housing priorities

The  Joint Housing Framework Statement was endorsed by 227 organisations and individuals, and was was sent to the Minister for Housing.  For additional information visit the housing statement website.

Advocacy campaigns
Australians for Affordable Housing
Sign up and support Australians for Affordable Housing (AHH). AHH is a coalition of national housing, welfare and community sector organisations; established to highlight the problem of housing affordability in Australia. 

It takes a Home… to end homelessness
In 2010, CHP created a state election advocacy campaign: It Takes a Home… to end homelessness.

The campaign called for practical actions to deliver on the promise to halve homelessness by 2020. It successfully united the homelessness, housing and family violence sectors with social justice organisations across Victoria.

Call This A Home?
Launched in 2009, the Call This a Home? campaign is a coalition of peak bodies, organisations and individuals committed to safe, secure and affordable rooming houses in Victoria.

Call This a Home? aims to change the way rooming houses operate in Victoria and make them safe, secure and affordable for residents

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