Top Achievers named at the 2021 PowerHousing Academy Scholarships and Awards

The 2021 PowerHousing Academy Scholarships and National Awards commenced with an address from the Federal Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness, Minister Jason Clare MP. The Hon Jason Clare MP commended PowerHousing Members for their exceptional work in the community housing space and congratulated those outstanding individuals and teams who were recognised at the 2021 […]

2022 PowerHousing Australia CoreLogic Standard House Report

Read the PowerHousing Australia CoreLogic Standard House Report. We are releasing our annual Australian Affordable Housing E-Scan report today, in partnership with CoreLogic. We find that renewal of Australia’s ageing housing stock offers a multitude of benefits that will supercharge the emissions reduction, boost jobs and provide new functional affordable housing for younger Australians.  Australia’s […]

NHFIC Review roadmap for affordable asset class

The Federal Government has tabled the NHFIC review parliament yesterday and is expected to respond to the report at the release of the Mid Year Economic and Financial Outlook in the final sitting period of the year. The Review recognises that Australia is facing a structural undersupply of social and affordable housing, meeting the challenge will […]

Shock record housing commencements result, but where is the affordability

ABS Building Activity released today show a record June quarter in housing commencements, stimulated by HomeBuilder and low interest rates, seeing a massive 212,000 housing starts nationally result, which is around 100,000 homes above previous FY2021 forecasts made at the beginning of COVID. The 4th quarter June 2021 result of 65,000 commencements alone is the […]

Infrastructure Australia’s plan integrates Social Infrastructure and Community Housing

Infrastructure Australia has today published its landmark 2021 Australian Infrastructure Plan, calling for a new wave of infrastructure reform with a 15-year roadmap to drive our standard of living and improve the resilience and sustainability of our essential infrastructure, which now includes Social Infrastructure including Community Housing. PowerHousing applauds Infrastructure Australia for stepping in with the Australian […]

Strong housing market defying migration demand shortfall

Strong ABS lending and building approvals, stimulated by HomeBuilder and low interest rates, is seeing a domestic home buyer resurgence bolstered by the record cohort of expats returning to Australia. However, decimation of visa class arrivals presents a looming market demand risk and future activity drop. In net terms, we have seen three quarters of […]

National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children

PowerHousing today provided submissions to the Department of Social Services National Plan to End Violence Against Women and their Children. As per our submission, it is critical that the Australian Government is developing the next National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children (the National Plan) with housing being at its heart. With rising […]

FY2022 Federal Budget COVID health recovery to start with the home

PowerHousing again joined around 60 national peak leaders at the Treasury lockup for the Federal Budget in Canberra. The FY2022 Federal Budget pulls many levers to help Australia emerge from its biggest health emergency in generations, but leaves the door open for further housing measures to tackle a rapidly escalating housing affordability crisis that has […]

Top Achievers named at 2020 PowerHousing Academy Scholarships and Awards

With an address commending PowerHousing Members from Federal Housing Minister Sukkar and Federal Leader of the Opposition Anthony Albanese, some of the best individuals and teams in social and affordable housing Community Housing were recognised at the 2020 PowerHousing Awards. 2020 is different and as a result, PowerHousing Academy has created new people-focused Awards for […]

$5.3b Victorian construction stimulus to kickstart CHP led COVID recovery

The $5.3b Victorian social housing stimulus will eclipse any programs in recent history to arrest the decline in purpose built social and affordable housing with Community Housing Providers partnering with the private sector for social outcome, bolster jobs and drive the COVID recovery. Our Victorian Members are ecstatic with the announcement that after having been […]