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Housing Tasmania

Liberals' Housing performance

I am certain that every person here wants to see more good homes built for Tasmanians who need them.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Aug 2019

Housing Tasmania - Eviction of Tenants

You kicked off Homelessness Week yesterday by claiming evictions of Housing Tasmania tenants are always a last resort.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Aug 2019

Housing Tasmania - Eviction of Tenants

It is National Homelessness Week. As you know, homelessness, housing and security and soaring rents are on rise, particularly since 2014.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Aug 2019

Housing Tasmania High Court challenge

The Government will not rule out a further expenditure of public funds to try to make it easier for Housing Tasmania to evict people into homelessness.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Jun 2019

Housing Crisis

The Government today stands accused by one of their own of 'not giving a shit about the homeless'.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Jun 2019

Housing Tasmania - Eviction of Tenants

The minister for Housing has refused to rule out appealing the Supreme Court judgment that found Gregory Parsons was unfairly evicted.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Jun 2019

Housing Tasmania - Eviction of Tenants

Tasmania's Supreme Court found Housing Tasmania was wrong to evict Gregory Parsons, a man with a disability, due solely to the expiry of his lease.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Jun 2019

Premier and Housing Minister Dig In Over Unfair Evictions

The full bench of the Supreme Court last week upheld an earlier ruling that Housing Tasmania tenants are entitled to natural justice. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Jun 2019

Jaensch Refuses to Rule Out Evictions High Court Appeal

Yesterday, the Full Court of the Supreme Court justly ruled Housing Tasmania must provide underlying reasons for evicting tenants.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Jun 2019

Bold plan to prioritise affordable homes for Tasmanians

Air BNB short stay accommodation will be restricted to Tasmanian owner operators, ensuring interstate and overseas investors won’t profit at the expense of locals, under the first of the Tasmanian Greens’ housing policy initiatives...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Dec 2017

Ex-Offenders Forced Into Homelessness

Last year you axed the funding to the reintegration of ex-offenders program, REO, run by the Salvation Army. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Oct 2016

$60M Housing Giveaway Remains Unjustified

In Budget Estimates today, the Human Services Minister failed to provide any evidence that giving away up to 500 Housing Tasmania homes will increase the supply of affordable housing or represents a good deal for taxpayers.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Jun 2016

No Mandate Housing Asset Giveaway to Become Law

For-profit, corporate housing developers will be able to secure Housing Tasmania homes for free or a pittance under legislation that has now passed through both Houses of Parliament.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Apr 2016

Homes Amendment Bill 2016

One of the most fundamental human rights is access to secure and affordable housing. It is the foundation for all of life's opportunities, for all a capacity to succeed as human beings.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Mar 2016

Government Confirms Privatisation of Public Housing Assets

For the first time in Tasmania's history a State Government is privatising Housing Tasmania homes through the transfer of Title.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Sep 2015