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Housing Plus to invest $20.5 million into Central West NSW communities

POSTED BY:Rochelle September 1, 2020 CATEGORIES:Affordable Housing , Developments , News

Housing Plus will build and provide 60 new affordable homes across Bathurst, Cowra, Lithgow, Parkes, Mudgee and Dubbo in the coming years after being awarded a further contract with the NSW Government. These 60 new dwellings will be in addition to the 220 affordable homes that Housing Plus is currently delivering across the Central West NSW since February 2019. Over the last 18 months Housing … read more

Homelessness Week 2-8 August 2020 #HW2020

POSTED BY:Rochelle August 6, 2020 CATEGORIES:Affordable Housing , Homelessnesss , News

This year the theme for Homelessness Week (#HW2020) is Everybody Needs a Home and Homelessness Australia is partnering with Everybody’s Home on campaign activities. Housing Plus provides the homelessness and housing support service to vulnerable people in Orange. In 2019-20, Housing Plus saw 1,390 people seeking homelessness support from their service, 778 of whom were women. 580 people were aged 25-64 years, 372 people who … read more

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

Energy education program to help alleviate energy poverty for low-income households

POSTED BY:HousingPlus February 7, 2018 CATEGORIES:Affordable Housing , Community Housing , News

Housing Plus is aiming to improve energy efficiency in its tenanted homes by launching an energy education program for tenants within its current housing portfolio of over 900 properties across Orange, Bathurst and Mudgee. The program aims to alleviate energy poverty that many low-income tenants experience by inducing behavioural change, delivering low cost and no cost measures to improve energy efficiency in the home, and … read more

Housing Plus CEO welcomes second phase of funding to address shortage of social and affordable housing

POSTED BY:HousingPlus June 2, 2017 CATEGORIES:Affordable Housing , All , Media , News

Housing Plus CEO, David Fisher, welcomes the NSW Premier’s announcement, yesterday, of a second phase of the Social and Affordable Housing Fund, which will provide a much needed boost to housing supply. It is part of a package of new measures to improve housing affordability in NSW, including removing stamp duty for first home buyers of existing and new properties costing up to $650,000, and … read more

Affordable housing is closer in Mudgee

POSTED BY:HousingPlus August 2, 2013 CATEGORIES:Affordable Housing , Media

Affordable housing is closer in Mudgee “In support of the need for affordable housing, Council have waived the tipping costs and have accepted those costs as part of their contribution to the develop- ment,” Housing Plus CEO Karen Andrew said. The fee was incurred after Housing Plus had to remove over 700 tonnes of asbestos contaminated soil from the site.