Housing Matters – February 2019

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Wendy Hayhurst for all of her incredible hard work over the past four years as the CEO of CHIA NSW. One of Wendy’s great successes has been to raise the profile of the community housing industry in NSW, and to make investing in more social and affordable housing an issue that is now much higher up government and agency agendas.

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CHIA NSW submission on CHLP

FACS Consultation on the Draft Community Housing Leasing Program Guidelines – January 2019

The CHIA NSW submission on the Draft Community Housing Leasing Guidelines welcomes the decision by FACS to provide a guarantee for up to 50% of a provider’s funding allocation for a period of 10 years, and for the opportunity for providers to use surplus funds to purchase additional properties. The submission seeks more clarity about how indexation rates will be determined, and consideration of reduced or streamlined reporting requirements. The submission can be found here.

Chief Executive Officer

CHIA NSW is recruiting for a Chief Executive Officer.

Lead and communicate an inspiring vision that supports the industry and helps influence policy makers to deliver low-cost, affordable housing.

  • Use your leadership skills to enhance delivery of community housing
  • Use your exemplary management, strategic and advocacy skills
  • Support and represent a diverse and growing membership base