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Wollongong must build thousands more homes to meet ‘difficult’ state target

Chief executive officer of the community housing provider the Housing Trust, Michele Adair, said it was “wonderful” that the government had set housing targets for each LGA, which was something the organisation had long advocated for.

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Cost-of-living relief for all, but what’s in the budget for the Illawarra?

Rents in the Illawarra are at an all time high, and the 2024 federal budget provides some assistance for households.

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Housing main concern for Illawarra’s most vulnerable after budget ‘mis-step

Housing Trust CEO Michele Adair said the housing initiatives in the budget were re-announcements of existing commitments.

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In the Media

Red tape puts Labor’s $10b HAFF housing plan at risk

Commonwealth tender requirement for certification excludes smaller and regional builders from work under the $10b HAFF funding program.

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Landmark changes ‘do nothing’ to provide affordable housing in the Illawarra

Industry and advocates have welcomed changes pushed through by the state government to increase density around train stations, including at Corrimal, but the head of an Illawarra affordable housing provider has said the changes are a “lost opportunity”.

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Record number of Housing Trust tenants awarded Tylah West Education Scholarship

A record 53 Housing Trust tenants aged five to 50-plus were awarded the annual Tylah West Education Scholarship this week (15 April), marking a significant increase from the first three scholarships in 2016 and more than doubling last year’s number.
The Traders in Purple development is unusual in that it sections off 25 per cent of homes for locals, first-home buyers, essential workers and affordable housing.

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Flood Relief Directory

If you’ve been affected by the floods, below is a directory of services available to assist you.

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Housing Trust Wet Weather Update Latest News

Wet Weather Update 8th April

We’re working to resolve any maintenance issues as soon as possible.

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Housing Trust on board with Kiama’s 1000-home development

The Housing Trust will be overseeing at least 150 homes in Kiama’s proposed 1000-house development Springside Hill.

The Traders in Purple development is unusual in that it sections off 25 per cent of homes for locals, first-home buyers, essential workers and affordable housing.

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WIN News Illawarra 5/02

Data from Ray White reveals the Illawarra is among the top housing sale price growth regions in the past 12 months, increasing by almost 77 thousand dollars. Michele Adair spoke to WIN News on the impact this has on key workers in the region.

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We’re available at 02 4254 1166 or info@housingtrust.org.au