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NHFIC Professional Advisory Services grants

CHIA is helping the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC) deliver lower cost and longer term finance to community housing organisations by coordinating a grant program that funds professional advisory services.

The NHFIC wants to encourage loan applications from registered Community Housing Organisations, including Housing Providers who partner with a Housing Association to take a loan. Grants will be available to fund consultants to help with loan applications, with consultants invited to join a Panel through an Expression of Interest (EOI) process.

CHIA is hosting a NHFIC Professional Advisory Services briefing session on 8 May 8 from 1.30pm to 4pm at CHIA Victoria offices, 1/128 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000.

This will inform both housing organisations and consultants on the program, and seek input into final program design.

The event will include:

  • information from the State Government on how NHFIC funding aligns with growing the community housing sector
  • a briefing on NHFIC loan applications
  • overview of the Professional Advisory Services grants
  • refreshment break, with networking opportunities
  • community housing workshop: discussing grant eligibility
  • consultant workshop: explaining the Panel membership EOI.

Places are limited, bookings and queries to John Scott or download the flyer for additional information.