Entries by chiavic_adm

Youth Homeless Matter…

Tonight, 28,000 young people in Australia, aged 12-24, will be homeless. All over Australia, every single day, there are young people sleeping in their cars, on friends’ couches or finding shelter with family because they have no where else to go. This Youth Homelessness Matters day, help us tell young people experiencing homelessness that they […]

Tenancy & Property Officer needed

Active has a great opportunity for an experienced Tenancy & Property Officer to join its energetic and progressive team. In this role, you will be coordinating the day to day tenancy and property management activities as a member of Active’s Housing Team. About you You are someone who believes that every person has the right […]

Work to be done to close Aboriginal housing gap

Aboriginal Victorians are missing out on the human right to adequate housing and on the long term social and economic benefits of home ownership more than any other group in Victoria.A desire to understand why this is the case, and how to change it, provided the impetus for the very successful Victorian Aboriginal Housing & Homelessness […]

Tales from the Tenancy Vault: Squatting and Other Illegal Occupations

Hi there housing staffers. It’s Mark Smoljo with your monthly episode of Tales from the Tenancy Vaults. This month I want to talk about what happens when your properties are occupied by people who shouldn’t be there. This seems to be happening a lot lately – I’ve certainly been getting a number of phone calls […]

Minor Residential Tenancies Act reforms begin

Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) have announced that selected reforms to the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 came into effect on 3 April 2019. All remaining reforms will be fully implemented by July 2020. The reforms that came into effect on 3 April include suppression of rooming house address details, and a new prescribed agreement for long-term […]

Fund houses homeless

Minister for Planning, Housing and Multicultural Affairs, Richard Wynne presented Women’s Property Initiatives with the keys to the newly-built home in Ashwood this week. The stunning home has been developed through the work of the Victorian Homeless Fund — a group of volunteers supported by the Housing Industry Association (HIA) who strive year-round to assist […]

Inclusionary zoning impact zero to date

A National Shelter’s investigation into inclusionary zoning has found it has found that, to date, it has had a negligible outcome in Victoria. ‘The (Victorian) State Government has focussed on a voluntary agreements approach. There is lots of talk and lots of training about how to negotiate agreements but in the absence of mandatory requirements, […]

Job: Independent Living Unit Coordinator

Vasey RSL is seeking an Independent Living Unit Coordinator who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Independent Living Units, including admissions, discharge, and quality service development which promotes independence. The coordinator will be providing social and emotional support to clients with specific needs eg. PTSD or other mental health issues and referring them […]

Job: Place Manager (Housing Worker)

Unison is seeking a Place Manager (Housing Worker). Reporting to the Team Leader, you will deliver high quality tenancy and property management services. This includes actively working towards sustaining successful tenancies for a diverse range of people, many of whom have complex needs. Duties include but are not limited to: End-to-end property management such as arrears […]