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SA Housing Register (FAQs 7 July 2019) – Information for Community Housing Providers

The SA Housing Register is a web based platform that allows registrations for both public and community housing to be processed in the one system.  The new SA Housing Register will combine the functions of the community housing register (CHCR) and public housing register. This paper has been written for the purposes of consultation with […]

2018/19 SA Budget – Minister Lensink MLC Media Release: “State Government allocates $118 million for housing and homelessness per year”

“Housing and homelessness services in South Australia will receive $118 million per year thanks to the recently signed National Housing and Homelessness Agreement between the State and Federal governments. Under the agreement, the 2018-19 State Budget reveals the Federal Government will contribute about $108 million per year and the Marshall Liberal Government will provide $9.6 […]

2018/19 SA Budget Information – Social Housing Rent Changes (FAQs – 4 September 2018)

“The South Australian Government is making changes to some social housing rents to make the system more equitable”. Click on ‘frequently asked questions’ link below for more information. Rent change FAQ – 4Sep18

2018/19 SA Budget Information – Social Housing Rent Changes (Flyer – 4 September 2018)

“The changes include modest rent increases for some cottage flat (smaller bedsit and one-bedroom homes) tenants, and to social housing tenants on moderate incomes. The changes will be made gradually over coming years, starting in November 2018 (cottage flats) or late 2021 (moderate incomes). This gradual change will help households to plan ahead.” Click on […]

NRSCH survey report

Close to 50 Community Housing Providers in South Australia have successfully completed the transition to registration under the new National Regulatory System for Community Housing (NRSCH). Between them, these registered providers own or manage over 6000 properties. All but two of these providers are registered with their primary jurisdiction as South Australia—with regulatory engagement through […]

South Australia: National Housing and Homelessness Agreement

The purpose of this Schedule is to provide an indication of how South Australia intends to implement the conditions agreed in the Agreement, including the actions that will be undertaken as stated in South Australia’s housing and homelessness strategies, and any actions to be undertaken by South Australia to support the Data Schedule. Download Schedule […]

National Housing and Homelessness Agreement

This Agreement will contribute to improving access to affordable, safe and sustainable housing across the housing spectrum, including to prevent and address homelessness, and to support social and economic participation. Download the Agreement.

South Australian Housing Trust Triennial Review, June 2018

The Triennial Review is a legislative requirement under the South Australian Housing Trust Act (SAHT) 1995 with Terms of Reference laid out by the Minister. The Review considers the activities and performance of the SAHT over the period of 2013-14 to 2016-17. The review has been supported by the project reference group including members from […]

SDA Market Insights Report

The purpose of this report is to demonstrate the scale and distribution of demand for Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) with a view to mobilizing both private and community sector interest in provision of this housing. To download a pdf copy of the SDA Market Insights Report please click on the link provided.

Everybody’s Home Campaign

There’s no doubt about it; Australia’s housing system is broken. That’s why we’ve joined forces with organisations from across the housing sector, to put together a campaign that will work towards fixing it – Everybody’s Home. Find out more, and join the campaign by visiting www.everybodyshome.com.au  

Guide to Community Housing in South Australia launched by CHCSA

A detailed guide to Community Housing in South Australia has been published by the Community Housing Council of South Australia and is currently available for download from this site.  A printed version of this guide will also be available in early 2017 from the CHCSA office. To download a pdf copy of the CHCSA guide please […]

Public housing transfer creating vibrant and safe communities

  AnglicareSA is a leading not for profit community housing provider. In early 2014, the State Government announced an initial release of nearly 1,100 properties through the Better Places Stronger Communities (BPSC) initiative. As part of the release, AnglicareSA successfully bid for the management of 479 dwellings in Elizabeth Grove/Elizabeth Vale. ANGLICARESA Housing

Unity Housing and Bedford join forces

Unity is delighted to announce a new ground-breaking strategic partnership that will significantly improve the housing options and lives of South Australians with disability. Unity Housing and Bedford have signed a formal Alliance Agreement to work together in the delivery of housing, support, employment and training opportunities for people with a disability. This will involve the […]

City Futures Blog Article: Is community housing set to feature in the Waterloo Estate Rebuild?

Triggered by the December 2015 NSW Government announcement of a new station nearby, the Waterloo Estate is set for a huge revamp over coming years. Existing public housing units will be replaced by an equal number of new low rent flats built to modern standards, with all current residents entitled to one of these replacement […]

Towards A National Housing Strategy

For the past decade t here has been a growing awareness of a housing crisis in Australia and the absence of a national strategy to address it.  A number of housing and community.

NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation – Joint Housing Peaks Response to SDA Position Paper on Pricing & Payments

The community housing sector supports initiatives to bring new investment to housing for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants.  In that context we welcome this.