Category Archives: Housing Matters 2020

Housing Matters May 2020

Housing Matters

Message from the CEO

For CHIA NSW, our partnership with the NSW Council of Social Service, Homelessness NSW, Shelter NSW, and the Tenants’ Union of NSW, has been active in calling for social and affordable housing stimulus to be central in Government considerations for supporting economic recovery from COVID-19. Together, we commissioned new modelling from Equity Economics, which highlighted the social and economic benefits of social housing stimulus.

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Housing Matters – March 2020

Housing Matters

Message from the CEO

The spread of COVID-19 has presented our governments, industries, and citizens with historically significant challenges.

For the community housing sector and CHIA NSW, these challenges will require us to support and care for some of the most vulnerable members of the community.

As you will see in this edition of Housing Matters, community housing providers have rapidly responded with decisive action to ensure their teams are implementing preventative health measures, physical distancing, and business continuity planning, whilst continuing to provide vital services to our tenants.

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Housing Matters – February 2020

Housing Matters

CEOs Message

Welcome to our February 2020 edition of Housing Matters.

2020 is shaping as an important year for the community housing sector.  Over the last 5 years, we have grown significantly, providing more affordable and secure rental homes for low-income families and individuals across NSW.  Our challenge is to continue to grow – too many people are in housing stress or experiencing homelessness so our sector will continue to look for ways to alleviate housing stress for more families.  There is a role for Governments at all levels, for the community housing sector, the private sector and the financial sector to work together to provide more innovative solutions to the enduring challenge of meeting unmet housing need.

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Housing Matters – January 2020

Housing Matters

CEOs Message

Welcome to our first edition of Housing Matters for 2020.

In what promises to be an exciting and important year for our sector, we are looking forward to working with our members and stakeholders to build an even stronger community housing sector.

New developments will be a key focus of CHIA’s Community Housing Conference across March 31st to April 1st. Our theme’s for the year’s conference is Community. Growth. Opportunity.

This will be an important time for NSW Community Housing Providers, industry leaders and State and Local Government representatives to meet and discuss how we can build our sector in 2020.

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