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Access a new GM role

Access Housing is recruiting a General Manager role in Western Australia. Reporting to the Chief Executive, the General Manager is a key member of Access Housing’s Executive Leadership Team. With responsibility for a large operational budget you will drive strategic and operational improvements in the delivery of tenancy services across Access Housing’s regional and metropolitan […]

Happy new capital gains discount

Effective today, the Federal Government will lift the capital gains tax discount from 50 to 60 per cent to Australian residents who invest in qualifying affordable housing. The government has clarified that tenant eligibility and rental payments will be determined by registered community housing providers, consistent with state and territory affordable housing policies. Taxpayers must […]

Media Release: New housing agreement outcomes under threat

The ability of a new National Housing and Homelessness Agreement to deliver an increase in social housing will be reduced by the Federal Government’s decision to withdraw $6.5 million to monitor its effectiveness, the peak body for community housing has warned. CEO of the Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA), Peta Winzar says the old National […]

New Chair for CHPs for QLD

CHPs for Qld/CHIA Qld has a new Chair with experienced and independent board member Anne-Maree Keane elected to the role. Anne-Maree is Partner Transaction Services at KPMG Australia and has over 20 years’ experience in accounting including a Fellowship of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Fellowship of the Financial Services Institute […]

Your input needed for 2018 Federal Budget

CHIA has started work on what we want to see in the 2018 Federal Budget to improve housing affordability and we want your ideas. However, time is short, so you’ll need to get them to us fast! In an unusually early start to the Budget process this year, the Treasurer has asked for Budget submissions […]

Housing issue ignored in Qld campaign

Almost half of all low-income households in Queensland are suffering from housing stress due to a failure of governments to address the issue. Despite a 13 per cent increase in federal funding over the past seven years, Queensland continues to lag behind the rest of the country in supplying social and affordable housing according to […]

CHL to house 2,200 plus in NSW

National Tier one and largest not for profit housing provider, Community Housing Limited (CHL) is excited at the prospect of providing social housing to over 2,200 more people on the NSW Mid North Coast. In an announcement made by the NSW Minister for Social Housing, Pru Goward, CHL was successful in its tender under the […]

#WTF are people saying about housing?

CHIA Chair Michael Lennon has been asked to take part in an innovative community engagement initiative that aims to connect everyday Australians with decision-makers and experts and develop solutions to key issues. The not-for-profit Australian Futures Project is running the #WTF (What’s the Future?) project over four weeks this month, covering four key issues facing […]