Affordable housing links
Links to other websites with helpful information on affordable housing
Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO) - The AHO is one of six agencies within the Department of Family & Community Services. The AHO works in partnership with Aboriginal Community Housing Providers (ACHP) and the Aboriginal community in delivering housing program and developing housing policy and standards.
Housing NSW (HNSW) - Housing NSW, an agency of the NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) is one of the largest providers of social housing. Housing NSW encompasses Public Housing, the Community Housing Division, the Home Purchase Advisory Service and the Centre for Affordable Housing.
Office of Community Housing (OCH) - Oversees the development of the community housing sector and promotes client-focused and efficient service delivery.
Homelessness Australia is the national peak body working to prevent and respond to homelessness in Australia.
Homelessness NSW - plays a coordination, advocacy, policy development, leadership and information dissemination role for the homelessness sector in New South Wales.
Northern Rivers Social Development Council (NRSDC) - Provides peak representation to the community and social welfare sector in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales
NSW Planning & Infrastructure - The provision and maintenance of affordable housing is one of the objectives of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. The NSW Government wishes to support planning policies that encourage the development of affordable housing whilst taking into account the impacts on local needs and character.
Shelter NSW - Shelter NSW advocates for the interests of people disadvantaged in housing markets, and builds the capacity of non-profit organizations to provide housing and housing-related services.
The Centre for Affordable Housing (CAH) - Is a business unit of the Housing NSW, which works with State and local government, non-profit organisations, and private companies to generate creative responses to declining housing affordability.
NSW Local Government Housing Kit - The NSW Local Government Housing Kit has been created to help councils understand housing needs and issues in their region.
For more information on affordable housing, please contact Naydene Beaver, Community Development Officer (Affordable Housing) by email email@example.com or phone (02) 6641 7207.