The total cost of the stock over the forecast period (2018-19-2020-21) is $375.3 million. These funds for the provision of services to help the homeless will be supplemented by states and territories. . Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), `Specialized Service 2016/17, unmet demand for specialized services for the homeless`, Webreport, AIHW website, updated on 12 February 2018. Finally, the ALP senators agree with a number of experts in the inquiry that the bill poses a risk to continued assistance to states and territories, “while including provisions that would allow a Commonwealth minister to make a subjective or capricious judgment on the validity, credibility or chances of success of a state or territory`s housing or homelessness strategy.”  – pursuing an up-to-date and credible housing strategy; As part of the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH), funds are allocated to states and territories to support the provision of support services to the homeless. These funds must be supplemented by states and territories. In any event, other real estate experts have argued that a government-backed aggregate bond model – with clearer objectives and a more transparent costing calculation than the NHHA should allow – cannot replace the need for a permanent federal operating cost financing program. In order to achieve a sustainable social housing system, Chris Martin and Hal Pawson say this will require: in 2016/17, it is estimated that 95,000 applications – 261 applications per day – for assistance from home-based providers were not met.  Commonwealth funding to states and territories to support affordable housing in certain areas is provided through national partnerships. Matthew Thomas Social Section 27 February 2018 1.31 The government announced in Budget 2017-18 that the current level of housing and homelessness funding under the NSPP and NPAH would be maintained and permanently indexed in the NHHA (primary housing agreement).