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Successful NRSCH registration for the first Sydney Metropolitan Aboriginal Housing Corporation

NAIDOC Week in Sydney also showcased the historic signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Tharawal Housing Aboriginal Corporation and Hume Community Housing. This significant event in the changing landscape for registered Aboriginal community housing providers in Metropolitan Sydney and NSW followed the successful registration of Tharawal Housing Aboriginal Corporation under the National Regulatory System […]

Not-for-profit Community Housing Providers could inject some oomph into the Build to Rent model

The Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) today welcomed the publication of Build-to-Rent in Australia: Product feasibility and potential affordable housing contribution, a report prepared for the NSW Government by UNSW City Futures and Macquarie University. https://cityfutures.be.unsw.edu.au/documents/551/LCOM_0000_Build_to_Rent_Report_WEB_July_2019.pdf After considerable debate and discussion about, but not much action taken on the build to rent model, this report […]

Community Housing Industry Association – Business Manager

• Sydney-based • Flexible work hours • Ability to travel The work environment: The Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) is the peak industry body for Australia’s community housing industry, which provides one in five of Australia’s social housing properties. We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative and knowledgeable Business Manager who is committed to supporting the […]

NHFIC Capacity Building Program Consultant Panel Goes Live

Following lively briefings in five state and territory capitals cities the Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) today takes the next step to enable the professional advisory service grants program to go live, by publishing the list of consultants approved for panel membership. We received tremendous interest from a wide range of organisations – large and […]

Fifth Pacific Urban Forum (PUF5)

The Pacific Urban Forum (PUF) is a regional event that aims to provide a unique and accessible platform for urban stakeholders to debate what creates a sustainable urban future for the region. The Forum will have a strong focus on arrangements and actions for implementation of the New Urban Agenda and an emphasis on the […]

Unity Housing: Boarding House Program paving the way for accessible housing for those in need

Unity Housing, South Australia’s largest community housing provider (CHP), is paving the way for safe and accessible housing through its Boarding House Program. Boarding houses provide housing for single people experiencing hardships, with a private bedroom and either shared common facilities or en-suite bathrooms. Unity currently manages four different boarding house locations across inner city […]

Blooming HR seeking Customer Service Officer – Maintenance

We are seeking an amazing Customer Service Officer – Maintenance, to be responsible for providing excellent customer service via our responsive maintenance hotline. The Customer Service Office will also be responsible for ensuring quality and value for money maintenance is carried out by allocating work to contractors and keeping accurate records for reporting and compliance purposes! […]

CHL announces new reconciliation action plan

National Reconciliation Week could not be a more fitting time for Community Housing Limited (CHL), a national community housing provider, to announce their Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). CHIA congratulates CHL on their fantastic initiative towards working collaboratively with Indigenous Australians and Torres Strait Islanders. CHL has a long history of supporting Indigenous Aboriginal and Torres […]

AHURI publishes new research: homelessness soars in our biggest cities

New research conducted by AHURI, ‘The changing geography of homelessness: a spatial analysis from 2001 to 2016’ has revealed homelessness is continuing to increase in Australia’s major cities. Almost two thirds of Australians experiencing homelessness are located in the country’s capital cities, with this number continuing to grow in size. Homelessness on a per capita […]