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Introduction to Community Housing

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Date: 19.09.2023
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

Workshop numbers

This workshop will be capped at 14 to allow for maximum participation & discussion.

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Terry Burke is Professor of Housing studies at Swinburne University. He is one of Australia’s most well-known academic researchers and conceived, developed, and taught Swinburne’s suite of social  housing management courses (Grad Cert, Dip and Masters in Housing Management and Policy). He has served on many urban and housing advisory panels and committees for all levels of government