Introduction to Community Housing for Local Government

Introduction to Community Housing for Local Government

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Introduction to Community Housing for Local Government
Intro To Community Housing All Variations

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10:00 am

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Online training - link will be sent prior to course date

More local councils are supporting the delivery of social and affordable housing. This course aims to help council officers and Councillors better understand the community housing sector and explain it to their communities.

Learning outcomes

  • Describe community housing and who lives in community housing
  • Identify how community housing is funded, developed and regulated
  • Identify opportunities for partnerships between local government and community housing organisations

Topics covered in the course

  • What is community housing and social housing?
  • How community housing works – its operating model and the various systems that govern and regulate it
  • Who lives in community housing
  • How local councils can partner with community housing organisations
  • Growth in the community housing sector – the Big Housing Build, project examples and other opportunities
  • Resources for councils – how CHIA Vic can help

Who is this course for?

  • Local government officers and Councillors seeking to understand community housing


  • Live training via the Zoom platform. The course runs for 2 hours

This workshop includes:

  • Expert presenter
  • Discussion and activities to embed your learning
  • Takeaway resources

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Total Seats: 15 (13 Left:)
Event Presenters:
Stephanie Ng Stephanie Ng
Stephanie works with our members, local councils and developers to uncover partnership opportunities to deliver more affordable housing, and build an understanding of the community housing sector. Stephanie has worked in the not-for-profit sector on projects in Tonga, Solomon Islands and Australia.
  • Online training - link will be sent prior to course date

Event Schedule Details

  • 08.08.2024 10:00 am   -   12:00 pm
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