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Introduction to Community Housing

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Date: 26.07.2023
Time: 09.30 – 14.30


via Zoom
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This half day course provides an overview for new workers on the scope, role and operation of the community housing sector.

It is aimed at ALL new workers in the sector. It looks at:

• Understanding the big housing picture
• The Australian social housing system
• Different forms of housing assistance
• An overview of the Victorian community housing sector
• How community housing is funded and regulated
• Access to and allocation of community housing, and the Victorian Housing Register
• How community housing rents are set
• Rights and duties of tenants in community housing

Who should attend?
• New Workers in Community Housing and Homelessness Sector

Lisa May

The course is facilitated by Lisa May, our in-house trainer at CHIA Vic. Lisa has 20 years experience in the property industry including 7 years in the Community Housing sector in both front line and coordination roles. Lisa also creates leading practice resources for front line workers and finds that being active in the sector gives her insight into the challenges that workers face every day in the dynamic social and community housing landscape, which ensures that training content is relatable and relevant.