Federal Labor engage sector and National Housing Strategy

From the Director – David Cant (PowerHousing Australia Independent Director) Alongside PowerHousing Chair Nicola Lemon, and Vice Chair Ken Marchingo, I was pleased to represent PowerHousing Australia (PHA) at the CHIA National AGM on Tuesday 20th November in Melbourne. The highlight of the occasion was an address by The Hon. Bill Shorten MP, Leader of […]

International Housing Partnership – Manchester 2018

The International Housing Partnership was held 1-5 October in Manchester with CEO leaders from UK, USA, Canada, and Australia coming together. PowerHousing was also accompanied by Calvin Garrett who is one of our Rising Star winners. Calvin attended parts of the IHP, met with UK Gems (UK Rising Stars) and also attended the post-event Housing […]

PowerHousing Annual Member Exchange – August 21-23 2018

What have 350 sector, industry, affiliate, associate, political, departmental, international experts, thought leaders and professionals have in common? The 2018 PowerHousing Australia Member Exchange! Amidst a most turbulent week in the Canberra political landscape which saw the appointment of a new Prime Minister, our event brought together an exchange of deep engagement with international perspectives […]

Report warns sustained effort needed to ease housing affordability in a post-25 million population Australia

As Australia’s housing affordability crisis builds, a concerted effort is needed by all levels of government to help first home buyers enter the market and ensure low income earners have adequate housing, according to a new report. Leading property researcher CoreLogic and PowerHousing Australia today launched the Australian Affordable Housing Report 2018-19: 25 Million Milestone […]

Member Exchange 2018 – New International Keynote Speaker

In an exciting update for our upcoming Annual Member Exchange on August 21-23, PowerHousing has secured Lisa Mallory, CEO of the District of Columbia Building Industry Association (DCBIA) to participate in our Conference in Canberra this year. Lisa rounds out the impressive international speaker panel which every delegate will be able to meet and engage directly […]

NHFIC Successfully Passed into Law

Australia’s stock of social and affordable housing is poised to rise significantly following the passage through parliament overnight with bipartisan support of the final piece of legislation to establish the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC). Delivering on a commitment in last year’s Federal Budget, the NHFIC has been established to administer Australia’s first […]

NHFIC Chair Announcement

PowerHousing Australia today welcomed the appointment of the inaugural National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC) Chair, Brendan Crotty. Nicholas Proud, CEO of PowerHousing Australia, which represents 31 of Australia’s largest Tier One Community Housing Providers, said “the appointment of Brendan Crotty is a significant step in the delivery of the package of housing affordability […]