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'. 

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.

Aug 07, 2014
Women's Housing Company
Bobbie Townsend, the CEO of Women’s Housing Company (WHC), has announced her retirement after 28 years leading the organisation that has put a safe roof over the heads of thousands of vulnerable women in New South Wales.

Aug 06, 2014
mixed tenure
Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
The Australian Housing and Urbane Research Institute have recently released a report "Wellbeing outcomes of lower income renters: a multilevel analysis of area affects". This is a final report from a project of the same name.

Aug 28, 2014
Affordable housing
The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) are convening this half-day event to explore the impact unemployment and underemployment has on the ability of people to pay rent or a mortgage. 

Jul 31, 2014
4Walls Ltd

Queensland community housing provider 4Walls Ltd have recently announced their merger with multi-jurisdictional provider Compass Housing Services Co. Ltd. According to a statement from 4Walls the merger agreement will see 4walls Ltd become a subsidiary of Compass Housing.

Jul 28, 2014
Charitable tax
Pro Bono Australia
Last month The Full Court of the Federal Court handed down a decision on the case of The Hunger Project Australia v Commissioner of Taxation, unanimously rejecting the Commissioner of Taxation’s interpretation of what constitutes direct relief for purposes of being a public benevolent institution (PBI).

Jul 24, 2014
children, Rental housing
Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)

AHURI's 'Evidence Review' is a series of short online articles, purposefully written in plain language, that link AHURI research findings to contemporary debates, media discussions and community concerns.

Jul 23, 2014
Disability, Livable housing
Livable Housing Australia (LHA)

Livable Housing Australia (LHA) have a new Self Assessment Tool available to the public, which can be used by consumers and those in the housing and construction industry to quickly and easily gain an idea of the livability of any dwelling. LHA have also launched a brand new website.