Aug 12, 2014
Policy Papers and Submissions
CHFA have recently made this submission to 'A New System for Better Employment and Social Outcomes: Interim Report of the Reference Group on Welfare Reform to the Minister for Social Services'. 

Sep 23, 2014
ACNC, Charitable tax
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has released an Exposure Draft of a Commissioner’s Interpretation Statement on the provision of housing by charities.  The ACNC intends to finalise this draft by the end of October 2014.

Oct 14, 2014
Affordable housing, AHURI
The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) in partnership with St George Community Housing and NSW Federation of Housing Associations, is convening this important half-day event during Anti-Poverty Week. 

Sep 11, 2014
Charitable tax
Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) have recently released a Commissioner's Interpretation Statement. The purpose of the Statement is to provide guidance to ACNC staff, charities and the public on the application of the law as set out in the recent Commissioner of Taxation v Hunger Project Australia case. 

Oct 07, 2014
Churches Housing
Churches Housing Inc. (CHI) will be hosting a one day conference which will include a seminar by Rev. Niall Reid, a presentation on Illawarra Lighthouse Communities’ brilliant Yallah youth Homelessness Project, and a roundtable.

Sep 25, 2014
The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) will be convening this half-day session which be informed by the significant body of evidence developed by AHURI on the topic of urban disadvantage, including the project 'Addressing spatial concentrations of social disadvantage'.

Oct 13, 2014 to Nov 03, 2014
Shelter NSW
Shelter NSW is excited to announce a new community education product - a lecture series on Urban Issues. Urban issues and planning have become increasingly important in shaping our housing system – for better or worse.

Sep 03, 2014
NSW, NSWFHA, Tenancy management
NSW Federation of Housing Associations
image - houses

The NSW Federation of Housing Associations have recently highlighted the benefits of community housing providers as managers of social housing tenancies in their submission to the NSW Legislative Assembly Public Accounts Committee Inquiry into tenancy management in social housing.

News Disability, homelessness

Parity magazine is the Council to Homeless Persons’ (CHP) national publication, p

Aug 07, 2014
Bridge Housing
NSW community housing provider Bridge Housing have recently celebrated housing over 100 tenants as part of Platform 70, a program established three years ago to house and support street homeless people in inner Sydney.