Creating a voice for the Disability Sector
Creating a voice for the Disability Sector

Community Housing Limited

Welcome to the sponsorship family Community Housing Limited! They have proudly joined us as a Gold sponsor at the Perth Disability Connection Expo 2022!

Community Housing Limited (CHL) group of companies is a not-for-profit provider delivering affordable housing to those disadvantaged in Australia and internationally.

With more than 22 years of experience and 11,000 properties managed in Western Australia, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, Queensland and New South Wales, CHL believes in creating stronger communities and envisions a world without housing poverty.

CHL has helped around half a million people with accommodation since its inception and has 1100 properties managed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.

CHL is an experienced and multi-award winning provider of disability housing accommodation.

The company’s developments account for particular mental health, physical or sensory disability issues. This includes independent apartments, semi-detached studios, group homes, adaptable units, visitable units and key ring apartments.

Under the NDIS, CHL is a registered provider of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) and can help eligible clients via a range of options:

  • An in-house NDIS project manager to facilitate clients’ experience under the new scheme.
  • Client consultation to navigate the NDIS in relation to housing goals and needs.
  • Liaising with the National Disability Insurance Agency on a clients’ behalf.
  • If required, CHL can accompany clients during visits with their Local Area Coordinator (LAC).
  • CHL works with clients, their families and support providers to jointly develop personalised housing to ensure clients’ well-being in their new homes.
  • In-house architects develop homes that comply with the design requirements for SDA under the NDIS.

For further information download the CHL Disability Brochure.

The company offers many housing-related services including:

  • Homelessness services
  • Affordable housing
  • Aboriginal housing
  • Disability accommodation and NDIS
  • Design and construction
  • Property maintenance
  • Project services
  • Community development

CHL has a busy history.

It was born in 1993 when CHL was registered as a housing association auspiced by Common Equity Housing Ltd (CEHL – the stockholder of housing for the common equity rental cooperative sector).

It has gone from strength to strength, designing its first houses in 1995, growing its property management portfolio to going international in 2005 to Timor Leste and Chile in 2008.

From its Melbourne beginnings, CHL spread its services to Tasmania in 2006 NSW in 2007, WA and SA in 2009.

In 2010, CHL spread its wings into WA followed by Queelsland and India in 2012 and in 2015 the company started building the largest housing project to date in Timor.

Today, the company has reached Rwanda and Indonesia as well.

In August this year, the Gold Coast Youth Foyer welcomed its first new tenants thanks to a three-way partnership between Community Housing Queensland Limited (CHQL), the Queensland Government and Gold Coast Youth Service Inc.

The $12.3 million youth foyer aims to provide young people the pathway to pursue their goals and ambitions for the future without having to worry about finding a roof over their head.

The new development consists of 40 self-contained studio apartments, communal spaces and offices, which will be managed by CHL.

There will also be 24-hour on-site supervision and support for young tenants aged between 16 and 25 years provided by the Gold Coast Youth Service.

You’ll have your chance to connect with the team from Community Housing Limited and support them in the amazing work they do at the Perth Disability Connection Expo 2022 on May 20 and 21 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Community Housing Limited
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