Entries by Jennie Vartan

WA’s Aged Pension Recipients may be ineligible for social housing by next year

MEDIA RELEASE Recipients of the Age Pension as their primary source of income may be ineligible for social housing by 2020 unless the State Government updates its eligibility rules according to Jennie Vartan, State Manager for the Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) in WA, the industry body for community housing providers in the State. “Income […]

Less than 7% of WA State Government’s 35,000 new affordable housing opportunities by 2020 will be social housing

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, 6 August 2019 Jennie Vartan, State Manager for the Community Housing Industry Association WA, the peak industry body for community housing providers in WA, today warned that successive State Government’s affordable housing strategies have fallen worryingly short in terms of social housing delivery. Ms. Vartan is today launching a new CHIA WA […]

CHIA WA Press Release – Morrison Govt needs to make social and affordable rental housing its key housing priority

MEDIA RELEASE Morrison Government needs to make social and affordable rental housing its key housing priority Jennie Vartan, State Manager for the Community Housing Industry Association WA, the peak industry body for community housing providers in WA, today congratulated Scott Morrison and his parliamentary team on winning Saturday’s general election and urged them to remember […]

CHIA WA Submission re Leasehold Strata Regulations

CHIA WA submission to the Leasehold Strata Titles Regulations Discussion Paper   On 14 February 2019, CHIA WA and Shelter WA made a joint submission providing feedback on Landgate’s Discussion Paper for leasehold strata schemes. The Discussion Paper presents a new and important opportunity for strata development and more importantly the provision of affordable housing […]

NHFIC Chair, Brendan Crotty’s presentation to WA Community Housing Providers

27 August 2018 CHIA WA State Manager, Jennie Vartan’s, key take-outs from the presentation The Vision • That Community Housing Providers (CHPs), enabled by NHFIC finance, can generate growth in social/affordable housing supply • Increasing co-operation between the private sector and CHPs – a catalyst for developers and CHPs to work together The Intent • […]