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Tag: Social housing

Lower Hunter social housing big winners from water efficiency program

Residents in social housing across the Lower Hunter are set to be among those to experience the financial and environmental benefits of water efficiency programs.

Historical agreement to increase social housing, jobs in Newcastle

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the NSW Government and City of Newcastle is set to increase social housing in the LGA as well as support more than 100 local jobs.

$2.83 million social housing units complete

Newcastle has welcomed eight new social housing units costing $2.83 million as part of the Federal Government's $400 million 10-year plan.

Belmont CWA calls for urgent action on social, affordable housing options

The COVID-19 pandemic and the financial stress it’s caused millions of NSW residents has highlighted the urgent need for more social and affordable housing options across the state.

Social housing timebomb needs federal fix

Australia faces a social housing timebomb, with a looming shortfall of almost 200,000 homes by 2031, unless the federal government begins investing now.

Social, affordable housing reaches new heights in Wickham

Newcastle’s latest social and affordable apartment block is set to open its doors within months in Wickham. Construction of the Station Street complex celebrated another milestone on Thursday 22 April, with a “topping...

Vinnies calls for more social housing in Hunter

Recent state government data shows more than 1,600 applicants from the Hunter are currently on the waitlist for social housing.  The St Vincent de Paul Society NSW says this figure has risen from 1,566 to 1,603 in the last financial year alone,...

Social housing boost in Newcastle

Thirty-two new social housing homes at an investment of $11.59 million are on their way to Newcastle. The housing renewal projects, at Landa Parade and Stannet Street in Waratah West, and Richard Street...