NSW Property Transfer Bolsters the Scale and Capacity of the CHP Sector

Today’s announcement by the NSW Government of a long lease property transfer of 13,677 homes is welcomed by Australian CHPs and further supports the expansion of sustainable affordable housing supply across New South Wales. PowerHousing Australia which represents 30 of Australia’s largest Community Housing Providers (CHPs) celebrates a number of its member’s success in this […]

Community housing sector on growth trajectory to benefit affordability

The significant growth in the scale and sophistication of Australia’s community housing sector has been revealed with the release at the International Housing Partnership Exchange of a new report that outlines further expected gains over the next two years that will be critical to tackling housing affordability.   The Sector Capacity Prospectus 2017-18 shows that collectively Australia’s […]

Major Housing Transfer to Create More Affordable Housing for Adelaide’s West

Creating safe, vibrant and engaged communities is at the centre of a recent government housing transfer to AnglicareSA in Woodville. Today Premier Jay Weatherill will officially open AnglicareSA’s new tenancy offices at Kilkenny, before the final management transition to AnglicareSA on 23 September. The Housing SA parcel, which will includes 737 homes in the Woodville […]

Awards success for Access Housing

Hot on the heels of Access Housing collecting the prestigious 2017 UDIA (WA) Award for Excellence in the ‘Affordable Development’ category, the company last night collected two additional awards at the 2017 Australasian Housing Institute (WA) Awards for Professional Excellence in Housing. The Australasian Housing Institute Awards showcase social housing success stories and formally recognise and reward […]

Mission Australia Housing, Frasers Property Group and Citta Property Group to transform Macquarie Park’s Ivanhoe Estate into vibrant, integrated neighbourhood

The development of a new mixed tenure community in Sydney’s Macquarie Park is set to redefine the way social, affordable and market housing are integrated together to provide a sustainable and inclusive neighbourhood for people from all walks of life. The Aspire consortium, comprising community housing provider Mission Australia Housing with developers Frasers Property Australia […]

BHC Announces new CEO

BHC is pleased to announce the appointment of our new CEO, Mr Stuart Lummis. Mr Lummis will take over from CEO David Cant, who has led BHC since its inception in 2002. Stuart Lummis was previously Director of Building, Planning Facilities and Property with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane and is a Fellow of […]

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 […]