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 […]
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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 […]
The ATO has updated its benchmark market value rents with effect from 1 July 2019 Both the Transitional and the Detailed benchmarks have changed. The Transitional benchmarks have decreased substantially. If you are using the benchmarks, it is important that you review your rent setting policy in light of the changes. CHIA WA’s Rent […]
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 considers that regulation is still required and relevant for the community housing sector in Australia and that WA should be fully joined into a single, nationally consistent, legislated regulatory system so that investors, governments, CHPs, and tenants only have to understand and work within the one system. It is important that the NRSCH […]
On 29 March 2019, CHIA WA made a submission to the Review of the Local Government Act, WA, regarding the issue of rates exemptions for land in charitable use. The Local Government Act (the Act) currently provides that all land is rateable unless it is listed as exempt. Land used exclusively for charitable purposes is […]
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 […]
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 • […]
17 September 2018 Ms Lyn Anderson Community Housing Registrar Housing Department of Communities 99 Plain Street East Perth WA 6004 Dear Lyn Over the past few weeks, a number of Community Housing Providers (CHPs) have contacted CHIA WA and Shelter WA regarding the current re-registration process. In this context, and given that the 30th September […]
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