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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 […]

Media Release: Community housing industry association congratulates the re-elected coalition government

The Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) today congratulated the Coalition on being re-elected to govern Australia for the next three years. “After a hard-fought campaign in which housing featured prominently, CHIA looks forward to working closely with the new Government to address Australia’s far-reaching housing affordability crisis. This critically affects not only aspiring first home […]

Home4life wins Hunter Residences Program

Home4Life, a joint venture between Hunter’s Compass Housing and the Campbelltown-based BlueCHP, has won the Hunter Residences Program to support people with disabilities. This initiative was announced last week by Minister for Disability Services, Ray Williams. Under the program, 69 homes designed to be accessible for people with disabilities will be built in the Hunter […]

Joint Media Release: Community groups condemn mock rent increase notices and negative gearing scare tactics

Housing, homelessness and community peaks today condemned the use of mock rent increase notices as election material, which target people already living in rental stress. The groups said that mock notices distributed to renters by the LNP are grossly misleading and likely to cause unnecessary anxiety amongst vulnerable renters. ACOSS, National Shelter, the National Association […]

Women’s Housing Company needs Customer Service Officer

Rewarding opportunity for a passionate social housing expert Use your exceptional customer service skills for a growing housing provider Work with a passionate team and make a difference The Women’s Housing Company (WHC) is a specialist community housing provider, supporting vulnerable women across metropolitan Sydney for over 35 years. The role of Client/Customer Service Officer […]

Hume Community Housing seeking Allocations & Voids Officer

About us Hume Housing is a nationally accredited Tier 1 Community Housing Provider. Currently, Hume manages, and/or owns 2,000 social and affordable housing properties in Metro Sydney. Hume provides tenancy, property management, and support services directly and collaboratively with key stakeholders to facilitate sustainable housing solutions and enhanced positive social and community outcomes. We are […]

Helping rough sleepers find a home in Geelong

Minister for Housing Richard Wynne announced today a $17 million housing package for Geelong; as part of the Victorian Government’s $45 million Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Plan. The new plan will be implemented across Geelong to help those sleeping rough find a secure home, and includes 20 new modular homes to be built in […]

Housing Plus gets $95 million

Housing Plus, a NSW community housing provider, has received $95 million in funding from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC). Roughly 220 new affordable homes have been designed which are energy efficient and will be available to low-income earners. Housing Plus, based in regional NSW, received CEFC finance as part of its successful bid for […]

COMMUNITY HOUSING LTD – A TRAIL BLAZER AT HOME AND AWAY

Australia’s largest national not for profit community housing provider, Community Housing Limited (CHL), delivers affordable housing in Australia, South Asia, South-East Asia and South America and is unstoppable in expanding its international footprint across those regions in the world where extreme housing poverty remains pervasive. In Australia, CHL targets low to moderate income people who […]

The Federal Parties’ Housing and Homelessness Platforms

The Federal Parties’ Housing and Homelessness Platforms We are fast approaching the Federal election and so make no apologies for giving top billing to the Coalition, Green and Labor housing election platforms. While there has been a focus on the Labor (and the Greens) proposal to reform negative gearing, there has been far less prominence […]