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Clean energy and community housing

Housing Plus are partnering with CEFC to demonstrate how built-in sustainability measures can deliver ongoing benefits to tenants, housing providers and the environment. We are aiming to improve the standard of living for lower income families by making their homes more energy efficient. Click here to access the full report

Housing Services – Covid-19 April Update

POSTED BY:Andrew April 8, 2020 CATEGORIES:All

The Australian Government has announced strict measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus in the community. People are advised to limit their movements to essential things like grocery shopping or getting to and from work, and to maintain “social distance” by avoiding close contact with other people. Rest assured that Housing Plus is here for you during this time but we are reducing the … read more

Media Release – Support for tenants under rental stress

POSTED BY:Andrew March 31, 2020 CATEGORIES:Media , News

Media Release 30 March 2020 Housing Plus welcomes government commitments to ensure tenants are safely housed during the COVID-19 crisis. Housing Plus support Real Estate Agents and owners who are working with their tenants experiencing rental stress due to job loss as a result of COVID-10, to help to keep them in their homes. If there are private tenants who are worried about being evicted, Housing Plus encourages them to get in touch with their real estate agent and … read more

Media Release – White Tie Ball to be held late 2020

POSTED BY:Andrew March 16, 2020 CATEGORIES:Domestic Violence , Media

White Tie Ball to be held late 2020 Housing Plus has been monitoring the extraordinary challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus and its potential impact on the White Tie Ball, which was to be held on Saturday 16th May Whilst the Ball is an important event on our fundraising calendar, the safety, health and well-being of our community, is our primary consideration. As a result, … read more

Media Release – White Tie Ball – Raising funds to build The Orchard

POSTED BY:Andrew March 13, 2020 CATEGORIES:Domestic Violence , Homelessnesss , Media

White Tie Ball – Raising funds to build The Orchard On Saturday 16th May Housing Plus and the Australian Community Media will again be hosting the White Tie Ball. This year we are raising money to complete the fit out of the communal areas that are being built. In 2019, Housing Plus and event partners ACM hosted the White Tie Ball and together we raised … read more

Coffee and a Chat: Kandos and Rylstone

POSTED BY:Andrew January 20, 2020 CATEGORIES:All , Community Housing , News

Calling all Kandos and Rylstone Tenants!                                                         Join us for a Coffee and a Chat this Friday 24th of January in Kandos and Rylstone. You are all welcome to pop in and have a chat. There is no … read more

Tenant Engagement Workshops

POSTED BY:Andrew January 9, 2020 CATEGORIES:Community Housing , Event , News , Publications

Have Your Say at our Tenant Engagement Workshops   Calling All Tenants!!! In early February Housing Plus is holding Tenant Workshops to plan how we provide services to our Tenants. This includes things like our How Tenants provide feedback, the Tenant Advisory Group, Tenant Surveys, Social Events, Community Events and much more. Workshops will be held at Housing Plus offices in Orange, Bathurst and Mudgee. … read more

Call to cut energy bills for people on low incomes while acting on climate change

POSTED BY:Carrie Drage November 21, 2019 CATEGORIES:All

Community, health and research groups are calling on Energy Ministers to cut energy bills, reduce carbon emissions and create jobs by committing at the COAG Energy Council meeting to implement measures to substantially improve the energy efficiency of millions of existing homes. Forty organisations have written to energy ministers asking them to not only endorse the work plan on the COAG agenda to progress energy efficiency … read more

Why Orange needs more affordable housing

POSTED BY:Carrie Drage November 12, 2019 CATEGORIES:All

Dear Editor, Like many of your readers, three articles these past weeks particularly caught my eye. The first: “Cadia announces ‘hundreds of jobs’ to be created in $685 million expansion”; the second: “Rental forums to help property owners capitalise on Cadia mine expansion”: and the third: “Rental prices up six per cent with houses and units in short supply.” For the 30% of the Orange … read more

Housing Plus Aboriginal Open Day

POSTED BY:Sarah Priestley August 15, 2019 CATEGORIES:All

On Wednesday 14th August, the Housing Plus, Aboriginal Staff Community Engagement Group (ASCEG) held an Aboriginal Open Day for Housing Plus staff and the community to encourage a greater understanding of the Indigenous community and their culture. Dancers from the Designing Futures Group demonstrated the traditional dances of the Wiradjuri people, a welcome, a celebration dance and the third dance was in recognition of last … read more