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Nathan Dal Bon new CEO for NHFIC

              CHIA chairman Michael Lennon congratulated Nathan Dal Bon on his official appointment as the new CEO for the National Housing Finance and Investment Cooperation (NHFIC). Dal Bon has been the Principal Adviser for the Australian Treasury and Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. He has also worked as the […]

General Manager for Housing First, Melbourne

General Manager, Housing Services Award winning Housing Association in Victoria Strategic Leadership Opportunity Melbourne based Employer of Choice HousingFirst is an award winning, independent, Not for Profit organisation with a proud history of providing social and affordable housing solutions for people on low to moderate incomes across metropolitan Melbourne for over 30 years. They have […]

Intake Assessment and Planning Worker (Homelessness Services)

Would you like to work for a leading housing services provider? If you are looking for a career-enhancing role with a friendly and professional work environment where your contribution is valued then we would love to hear from you! About Unison Unison is a not for profit organisation that provides a diverse range of housing […]

New Housing Minister introduced to our sector

In her introductory meeting with the new Federal Minister for Disability and Housing, Sarah Henderson MP, CHIA’s Executive Director outlined the sector’s ambition to become the housing provider of choice for renters on low and moderate incomes by the end of the next decade. Community housing now represents 3.3 per cent of all rental housing, […]

Review of National Regulatory System well overdue

At last week’s forum of state-based registrars of community housing, state housing policy agencies and community housing peaks, CHIA Executive Director Peta Winzar pressed the point with housing policy agencies that the long delay in kicking off the review of the National Regulatory System for Community Housing was extremely frustrating for the sector. We know […]

Affordable build to rent project wins award

A Queensland community housing provider is ‘over the moon’ after winning an UDIA’s Affordable Housing award for what it has dubbed Australia’s first truly affordable build to rent project. Churches for Christ Housing Services took out the award for its 50-dwelling townhouse complex in Kallangur, in Brisbane’s northern suburbs. The development, which includes a community […]

Interested in becoming a registered NT provider?

The NT Government will be hosting free information sessions for housing providers interested in becoming registered Community Housing Providers under the National Regulatory System for Community Housing (NRSCH). The NRSCH was developed to regulate providers of community housing, including social and affordable housing, indigenous community housing providers and other specialist community housing providers. Obtaining registration […]

NHFIC progress report for Queensland CHPs

CHIA QLD, in partnership with Grant Thornton & the National Housing Finance Investment Corporation (NHFIC), is holding a pre-AGM event: ‘NHFIC – a progress report for Queensland CHPs’, with a presentation by the NHFIC Chief of Staff, David Crawford. The event will be held on Thursday, November 22 from 9.30am to 11.30am, and will be followed […]

Community housing welcomes new ACT Housing Strategy

Community housing organisations have welcomed this week’s launch of the ACT Government’s new Housing Strategy, which included a substantial $100m investment in public housing renewal and growth, and a commitment to the growth of the community housing sector. Whilst detail on the specific support to the community housing sector was limited, the strategy has set […]

Diversity needed to improve social and affordable housing outcomes

New approaches are needed to improve access social and affordable housing, according to new research from the Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre (SBEnrc). The SBEnrc’s Procuring Social and Affordable Housing project found Australia needs new housing and community typologies; a greater understanding of the changing demographics of those needing better access to social and […]