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August 2018

HousingWORKS August 2018

The AHI is pleased to collaborate with our valued partner, Community Housing Industry Association NSW (CHIA NSW) to produce this special edition of HousingWORKS. The special focus of this edition is the recent and highly successful Everybody’s Home Affordable Housing Conference. The AHI congratulates CHIA NSW for mounting this very successful conference to maintain the focus on the critical issue of affordable housing. The full magazine is available to AHI Member in Members Only area of the website. To be able to read all the articles on this page, you need to log in as a Member.

Vox Pop
Could affordable housing be the single most important issue facing us in the future?

News, Views and Movements from across the Australasian housing industry

A new community garden for a Queensland complex
Affordable living development meeting vital need in community
Churches of Christ DigiAsk project changes the landscape of service provision for the homelessness
Paying it forward for SALA Festival 2018
Uniting Housing celebrates its 10th Anniversary


Housing People

Meet a New Tenant: Aunty Jenny

A Career in Housing: Tony Gilmour

Ending Homelessness in Aotearoa: Will Budget 2018 Do the Trick?
Marc Slade & Scott Figenshow, Community Housing Aotearoa

Australia’s Sustainable Development Goals Report Fails Housing
Greg Budworth, Compass Housing Services

Tax Cuts Insignificant in the Face of Housing Crisis
Greg Budworth, Compass Housing Services


Everybody Needs a Home: A Clear Message from the 2018 Affordable Housing Conference
Wendy Hayhurst, CHIA NSW

Supporting the Development of Sustainable Tenancies Practice
Sue Cripps, SC Consulting Group

A Crisis for Essential Service Workers
Judith Kiejda, NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association

Aboriginal Caucus: A Sector Underpinned by Self-Determination and Confidence
Paula Coghill, CHIA NSW

How Tax Credits Can Stop Housing Heartbreak
Stephen Anthony, Industry Super

Low-Income Housing Tax Credit: An American Success Story
Emily Cadik, Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition, USA

Pathways Home: How Can We Deliver Better Outcomes for People Who Have Been in Prison?
Dr Mindy Sotiri & Sophie Russell, Community Restorative Centre

The Shoalhaven Affordable Housing Strategy Experience
Gordon Clark, Shoalhaven City Council

Asset Management Challenges Facing Compass Housing Services
Donald Proctor, Compass Housing Services

Cardboard City
From Pillars to Posts: Project Another Country exhibition, Auckland

To the Fin(n)ish: Finland’s Focus on Housing First
Mark Singer

Giving Security of Tenure to Renters: A City West Story
Leonie King, City West Housing


Corporate Member: Link Housing
Certified Housing Professional: Aobakwe Mamona
AHI Member: Lisa Ring