Entries by chiavic_adm

Does your organisation take a tenant-focused approach?

Join CHIA Vic for a wide-ranging session on tenant involvement with Lydia Dlaboha, from the Housing Quality Network in the UK. The workshop will cover topics such as: the value of tenant involvement ways to build in tenant scrutiny (e.g. mystery shopping exercises) how to use tenant feedback to improve your services. It will assist […]

Job: Housing Officer role

Housing Choices Australia (Housing Choices) is seeking a permanent full time Housing Officer, to join its team in Melbourne’s CBD. Reporting to the Housing Team Leader, this role is responsible for delivering a range of professional housing management and related advisory services to Housing Choices residents and prospective residents in accordance with Housing Choices guidelines […]

Boost for co-op housing

Common Equity Housing Limited (CEHL) is undertaking a seven-story co-operative development in Brunswick that will provide 16 apartments for low-income households. The State Government’s Victorian Property Fund provided $4.29m for the project, which will enable residents to share a communal rooftop garden, laundry facilities and greenhouse. A commercial tenant will be on the ground floor […]

Trainee Administration & Finance Officer

Haven; Home, Safe is seeking a full-time trainee Administration & Finance Officer to provide general administration support and other duties at their Preston office. The Trainee Administration and Finance Officer supports the Administration Officer in the delivery of high-quality administrative services to support the general office functions and locally-based finance functions. Download the position description. […]

Countdown to World Homelessness Day

This World Homelessness Day, on Thursday, October 10, homelessness workers from around Victoria will be smashing myths that  put the blame on individuals instead of on the systemic drivers of homelessness by revealing #HomelessTruths ​Homelessness is at crisis level in Victoria due to a lack of affordable housing ​The Victorian Government must build more social housing […]

Millennials fading hopes of home ownership revealed

The ongoing affordability crisis is entrenching a generation dependent on parents for housing, with a surge in the number of Millennials giving up hope of moving out of home by 30 years of age. The 2019 Perceptions of Housing Affordability report released today by CoreLogic, identified that the proportion of Australians who think they will […]

Consultation on the NDIS review

The Australian Government has commissioned a Review of the NDIS Act to inform the development of the new NDIS Participant Service Guarantee. VCOSS is convening a consultation to inform our submission to this review.  We invite you or a representative of your organisation to attend and help inform our feedback and set our priorities. Tuesday […]

Startup to offer discounted rentals for low income earners

Australian rich lister and co-founder of Flight Centre Geoff Harris has backed a new property start-up offering to buy homes for a guaranteed price, with about 20 per cent reportedly to be used as discount rentals for people on low incomes. The company, Brickfloor, guarantees to buy selected properties if they fail to get a […]

Job: Community outreach

Program Coordinator – Community Outreach Loddon Full Time Ongoing Bendigo The objective of this position is to lead effective and high functioning teams to provide quality community outreach services and outcomes for clients in community outreach programs – Rough Sleeper, Community Connections, Housing Support for the Aged, Supporting Connections and SAVVI programs.  The Program Coordinator – […]