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Liberals Must Enact Rent Controls to Protect Tenants

Media Release - The latest CoreLogic data confirms what too many renters know - Hobart has become unaffordable for many.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 Mar 2020

Housing Inquiry Report Confirms Need for Major Reform

Media Release - A substantial increase in funding for social housing, rent reform and curbs on short stay accomodation are essential to tackling Tasmania’s deepening housing crisis.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Feb 2020

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Housing Affordability

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor discusses the housing crisis, homelessness, rental affordability and under-investment in public housing in Labor's Matter of Public Importance on housing affordability.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Nov 2019

Homes for all Tasmanians

Policies - The Tasmanian Greens plan to increase public housing expenditure, provide first home buyers with a stamp duty exemption...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Jan 2018

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Housing and Homelessness

Parliamentary Activity - Mr Deputy Speaker, here we are again in this House, on this day, debating one of the most critically important issues confronting this parliament and the entire state of Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 Jun 2019

Housing Tasmania High Court challenge

Parliamentary Activity - 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 via a further High Court challenge.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 Jun 2019

Housing Tasmania - Eviction of Tenants

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to PREMIER, Mr HODGMAN

Cassy O'Connor MP - 11 Jun 2019

Housing Tasmania - Eviction of Tenants

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to MINISTER for HOUSING, Mr JAENSCH

Cassy O'Connor MP - 11 Jun 2019

Jaensch Refuses to Rule Out Evictions High Court Appeal

Media Release - Yesterday, the Full Court of the Supreme Court justly ruled Housing Tasmania must provide underlying reasons for evicting tenants . We welcome their ruling that Housing Tasmania tenants should have natural justice afforded to them and the...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 5 Jun 2019

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Public Housing

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor speaks to Labor's Matter of Public Importance on Public Housing, discussing the housing crisis and inadequate tenancy law.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 9 Apr 2019

Housing Announcement a Sign of Policy Failure

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens' Leader and Human Services spokespersonThe Hodgman Government has failed to deliver on affordable housing, with the housing waiting list skyrocketing to more than 3,600 applications under Minister Petrusma.  ...

- 2 Mar 2017