Entries by chia_adm

New development for family violence survivors

The Victorian Property Fund has financed a new housing development to be managed by Women’s Housing Ltd in Newport, Melbourne, that has been designed specifically for women and children escaping family violence. The project replaced seven existing housing units  with nine one-bedroom units and 11 two-bedroom units. Women’s Housing is a community housing provider with […]

Job: National Manager, Specialist Housing Group, Melb

Housing Choices Australia are seeking an exceptional National Manager, Specialist Housing Group to join its team located in the Melbourne CBD. The National Manager, Specialist Housing Group manages the specialist Housing Group, this role acts as the central point of contact for all NDIS matters and maintaining HCA’s business knowledge and superior brand in the […]

Job: Female tenancy manager needed

Women’s Property Initiatives (WPI) is a Community housing developer and registered housing provider creating homes that will enable low-income women and their children to live with dignity as contributing members of local communities. WPI currently manages 84 properties with ongoing expansion expected in the near future. WPI is looking for a woman (Human Rights List […]

Job: Evolve into a Comms role

Evolve Housing is seeking a full-time Communications and Public Relations Officer. Reporting to the Senior Manager – Marketing & Engagement this position is responsible for providing timely and professional communications and public relations support to the business by contributing to the development of the social media strategy and proactively develop and maintain relationships with media […]

Job: Support worker, Melbourne

Launch Housing is looking for a patient, yet passionate, person to join its dedicated team supporting families living in its South Melbourne crisis accommodation and in the community. Launch is looking for someone who understands homelessness and wants to work with people in the community to address barriers to long term, sustainable housing. If you […]

Social Impact of Affordable Housing

AHURI has released a new report , Understanding opportunities for social impact investment in the development of affordable housing. The report examines the opportunities for, barriers to, and risks to social impact investment (SII) for social and affordable housing in Australia. SIIs aim to achieve a specific beneficial social objective together with a financial return, […]

Baptistcare’s $39M development gets go ahead

The Sydney Western City Planning Panel has approved an application by BaptistCare Community Housing’s to undertake a $39 million development for seniors in Narellan, a region that is lacking in affordable housing. The panel has approved the two stage development that will see the construction of an initial 84 senior housing dwellings and 38 affordable […]

New Aboriginal housing peak for NSW

The NSW Aboriginal Housing Office has partnered with the NSW Federation of Housing Associations (NSWFHA) to support the development of a new peak body to represent that state’s Aboriginal community housing sector. The new body is to be called the Aboriginal Community Housing Industry Association NSW– or ACHIA NSW – to promote a close working […]

Strong economic argument for govt investment in housing

Economist Adam Smith’s ‘invisible hand’ is looking a bit arthritic when it comes to the housing market, according to Professor Duncan McLennan. At a seminar in Sydney this week, Professor McLennan proposed a strong set of economic arguments for government investment in housing to support the traditional arguments of affordable housing as a merit good […]

Submission rejects expansion of ACNC role

In a submission to the Treasury’s Review of the Australian Charities and Not For Profit Commission (ACNC), the Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) has rejected a proposed expansion of the ACNC’s remit. The ACNC had recommended that its Act be amended to include promoting the effective use of  resources of not-for-profits and accountability to donors, […]