News
Apr 03, 2014
Community Housing Federation of Australia (CHFA)
CHFA’s forum on Housing, Disability, and the NDIS was held in Canberra on 27 March 2014.  The forum was very well received, and was attended by over 200 people from the housing, disability, and government sectors.

News
Jul 11, 2014
Refugees
Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
AHURI have released a final report on a project that examined the housing careers of humanitarian refugees, looking at their access to suitable long term housing, and whether specialist housing and other services are successful in facilitating settlement
 

News
Jul 10, 2014
ACNC, not-for-profit
Pro Bono Australia

The Federal Government have this month released an Options Paper on the proposed replacement of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. This follows their announcement last week of dates and locations for consultation with the sector on the proposed changes. 


News
Jul 08, 2014
South Australia, stock transfer
Local Government Association of SA
The University of Adelaide Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Development (CHURP) have recently completed a final report for a project that was funded by the Local Government Research and Development Scheme (LGRDS) in South Australia.

News
Jul 07, 2014
tenancy managment
Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
AHURI have just released a positioning paper for a new research project which will explore the cost of social housing management and its effectiveness for tenants.

Event
Jul 24, 2014
Parity
The Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) and the Community Housing Federation of Australia (CHFA) would like to invite you the launch of the June 2014 ‘Housing, Homelessness and Disability’ edition of Parity.
 
Time: 2.00 pm till 3.30 pm
Date: Thursday July 24th 2014

News
Jun 27, 2014
housing finance
Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)

AHURI have released a number of publications recently supporting the development of an Affordable Housing Finance Corporation to fund affordable housing in Australia. 


News
Jun 25, 2014
ACT
ACT Shelter
ACT Shelter have received a response from the ACT Government to their report on community housing submitted in October 2013. The Government accepted all seven of the recommendations made in the report, with two accepted in principle.

News
Jun 25, 2014
ACNC
Pro Bono Australia.

According to an article by Pro Bono Australia, the Federal Government has announced that it is about to release dates and locations for a series of consultation forums on the replacement of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission


Event
Feb 18, 2015 to Feb 20, 2015
Housing research
The Australasian Housing Researchers Conference 2015 will be held in Hobart on 18-20 February and will be hosted by the Housing and Community Research Unit at the University of Tasmania. 
 
The deadline for Abstract submissions is 17 November 2014.
 

News
Jun 17, 2014
Charitable tax
Pro Bono Australia
In July 2013 the Federal Court handed down a judgement in the case of The Hunger Project vs Commissioner of Taxation that found organisations do not have to provide direct relief of poverty in order to be endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR), be exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) or be endorsed as a Public Benevolent Institution (P

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