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Media Release – Support for tenants under rental stress

POSTED BY:HousingPlus 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:HousingPlus 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:HousingPlus 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

White Tie Ball: Save the Date – 12 May 2018

POSTED BY:HousingPlus February 20, 2018 CATEGORIES:Domestic Violence , Event , Media , News

In 2018, Housing Plus will again be hosting a White Tie Ball to be held May 2018 at the Orange Ex-Services Club. The White Tie Ball gives us the opportunity to reduce disadvantage within our community by raising money to build a Crisis Centre for women and children escaping domestic violence in Orange and surrounding areas. We would like to call on you to provide … 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

‘Really seeing results’: Orange groups unite against domestic violence – CWD

POSTED BY:HousingPlus October 9, 2015 CATEGORIES:All , Domestic Violence , Media

IT may seem counter-intuitive, but those tasked with reducing the causes and incidences of domestic violence, welcome an increase in the number of cases reported to police. “It means that those affected have faith in the system,” said Housing Plus Domestic Violence Services manager Penny Dordoy. ‘Really seeing results’: Orange groups unite against domestic violence IT may seem counter-intuitive, but those tasked with reducing the … read more

Emergency accommodation crisis: Prime7 Video

POSTED BY:HousingPlus October 9, 2015 CATEGORIES:Media

A trial program in the Central West has found our region is home to some of the highest domestic violence rates in the State. But despite the overwhelming number of families affected – there is no emergency women’s refuge based in Orange. Police attend a domestic violence related matter every two minutes. At least one woman will call for help before the end of this … read more

Call for women’s refuge to support domestic violence victims in Orange

POSTED BY:HousingPlus October 8, 2015 CATEGORIES:Domestic Violence , Media

Call for women’s refuge to support domestic violence victims in Orange There is a call for a women’s refuge in Orange to cater for the high rates of serious domestic violence in the district. The city’s Domestic Violence Services has received more than 1,400 referrals from police in the past year and almost one-third of the victims were at ‘serious threat’ of further injury or … read more

Colour City Running Festival donation set to help the homeless

POSTED BY:HousingPlus October 8, 2015 CATEGORIES:Media

Colour City Running Festival donation set to help the homeless ORGANISERS of next year’s Colour City Running Festival want to reach out to the city’s homeless population and victims of domestic violence by donating money from their event to Housing Plus. Co-ordinator of the 2016 festival David Gibson said he was pleased the event had teamed up with such a worthy cause.

Housing Plus providing help for the homeless

POSTED BY:Holly Manning October 5, 2015 CATEGORIES:Homelessnesss , Media

  With World Homelessness Day on 10 October highlighting a serious international problem, Housing Plus CEO Karen Andrew says locally, there are more homeless people than many would realise. “What some people may not know is that homelessness can be hidden,” Ms Andrews said. “It affects a broad range of the community and it’s not just people living on the streets or in their car. … read more