PowerHousing Award Nominees 2017

Leadership and Innovation SGCH – SGCH and OEH co-funding partnership – Retrofit program Access Housing – Sustainable Housing for Artists and Creatives (SHAC) development AnglicareSA – Turning Point Housing Trust – Central Gardens BHCL – Spectrum Apartments Hume CHA – Youth Housing Options Program Housing Choices Australia – La Trobe Close Compass Housing – Muswellbrook Deep Place […]

PowerHousing Australia 2017 Award Winners

Graham Brown Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Graham has been the Chief Executive Officer of Junction Australia since 2005, retiring in 2017. He holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration and has broad experience in organisational development, strategic planning and project management.  He has held senior management roles in three non-government organisations over the last 13 years. Graham […]

New report reveals depth of housing affordability challenge

The gap between average incomes and average home prices in Australia continues to widen, according to a new report by PowerHousing Australia and CoreLogic released today. The Australian Affordable Housing Environmental Scan 2017-18 examines the key metrics for housing affordability across the country. It highlights the urgent need to implement new measures, such as those […]

Register Here for PowerHousing Member Exchange 2017

With the Bond Aggregator and Community Housing Providers featuring as part of affordable housing measures in the Federal budget we are looking to our Exchange as being a defining time to review the affordable housing landscape with opportunities for industry stakeholders. Please note: This is a Member Exchange event for PowerHousing Members and Affiliates but […]

Media Release – Community Housing Providers Heroes of Federal Budget 2017

Short of the proverbial – and non-existing – silver bullet to fix Australia’s housing issues, the Federal Government has nonetheless put forward a robust commitment to housing in tonight’s budget. Nicholas Proud CEO of PowerHousing Australia which represents 29 of Australia’s largest Tier One Community Housing Providers said the 2017-18 Budget leaves no-one behind in […]

Treasurer signals right first step towards affordability fix

PowerHousing Australia, the peak body representing 28 of Australia’s largest Community Housing Providers (CHPs), has welcomed Treasurer Scott Morrison’s commitment to deliver a raft of measures that address housing right across the lifecycle spectrum. From aiding new supply, to creating more social and affordable housing, supporting first home buyers and seniors looking to downsize, this […]

Affordable Housing moves from the front bar to top Treasurers’ agenda

Affordable housing has finally been elevated to top priority for today’s Canberra meeting of Treasurers who are now joining the conversation that has been a staple for most Australians concerned that they or their loved ones face mounting housing affordability issues. As the median detached house price sails past the million dollar mark in Sydney, […]

Federal Treasurer and NSW Premier commit to Affordable Housing

The Premier of New South Wales put her money where her mouth is today and made a further financial commitment to tackling her priority issue of affordable housing by announcing today 2200 new affordable homes to be delivered from the $1.1billion Social and Affordable Housing Fund. This comes on the same day as the Federal […]

$1 billion Victorian affordable housing program welcomed

Affordable housing has been given a significant boost with the support of the Victorian Government to go guarantor for up to a $1 billion worth of affordable housing projects. Nicholas Proud CEO of PowerHousing Australia which represents 28 of Australia’s largest Community Housing Providers (CHPs) today welcomed the Andrews Government policy to work with housing […]