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Salvation Army Housing Common Ground Tasmania: Addressing the housing needs of disadvantaged people but also striving to solve their poverty issues

@inproceedings{Fagan2017SalvationAH,
  title={Salvation Army Housing Common Ground Tasmania: Addressing the housing needs of disadvantaged people but also striving to solve their poverty issues},
  author={Ant Fagan and Jed Donoghue},
  year={2017}
}
  • Ant Fagan, Jed Donoghue
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • The poverty experienced by Salvation Army Housing (SAH) Common Ground Tasmania (CGT) tenants can be viewed in a number of ways. Tenants who were formerly homeless are all in receipt of a Commonwealth benefit, with over 85 per cent on a Disability Support Pension. While rents do not exceed 30 per cent of household income, there is not a lot of money left over once living expenses are paid. This group experiences financial poverty every week because living costs increase annually but pensions and… CONTINUE READING