Published on Saturday 11 March 2017, 8:30pm
Hope Street is seeking a Hope to Home Community Integration Facilitator to help support young people to find and maintain affordable housing.
Hope Street have recently partnered with the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation and a local real estate business to implement the Hope to Home in Whittlesea initiative. Hope to Home will assist up to 30 young people in the City of Whittlesea who have been homeless and experienced family violence and who, having reached relative stability through existing Hope Street and other partner agencies programs, are likely to succeed in private rental accommodation, given initial support.Read more...
Published on Friday 10 March 2017, 5:30pm
The Australian Government is seeking ways to make more community housing available to those finding it increasingly difficult to rent affordable homes.
ABC News' political reporter, Stephanie Anderson, writes:
Low income earners struggling with rent could soon get a helping hand from the Commonwealth as it works towards a government bank to fund community housing.
The Government is flagging action on affordable housing amid an ongoing political battle over the issue.
It is establishing a taskforce to design a government lender that would provide cheap loans to community housing organisations...
Many young people face obstacles when trying to secure stable accommodation due to no rental history, lack of affordable housing, and no employment to sustain rental leases. The Hope to Home in Whittlesea pilot project will address these issues by:
Please contact us if you would like to become a project partner and support at risk young people and young families.