Client: Cardinia Shire Council Project: Develop a Social and Affordable Housing Strategy and Action plan to establish evidence of need and guide the Council’s actions to support an increase in affordable housing supply.
Project: Work with the UDIA and the Community Housing Federation to develop and deliver a cross-industry forum focusing on affordable housing partnerships and delivery. January 2017. Guest Speaker: Treasurer of Victoria. Role: Developed concept, Chaired Panel of industry members
Client: Affordable Housing Industry Advisory Group Project: Strategy support and facilitation of the collaborative development of cross-sectoral industry investigations in to affordable housing models and their potential delivery.
Client: Infrastructure Victoria Project: Development of a preliminary affordable housing needs assessment to meet the identified infrastructure need to ‘provide better access to affordable housing for vulnerable Victorians’.
Client: Victorian Social Housing Reform Consortium Project: Support the development and delivery of a strategy to transform the public housing system in Victoria, attract new capital investment and provide housing pathways for consumers.
Client: City of Melbourne Project: Provision of advice to the City of Melbourne on strategies to deliver up to 15 per cent affordable housing as part of a major mixed-use redevelopment. Assessment of Tenders affordable housing offering.
Project: Write a cross-industry submission to the Government’s Plan Melbourne Review setting out the conditions the housing and development industry require consideration of if they are to be able to deliver on inclusionary zoning models.
The statement was signed by private developers, financiers, investors, housing associations and peak bodies and has opened up a productive dialogue with government.
Project: Host a workshop and develop a Position and Capability Statement (Inclusionary Zoning) for the Community Housing Federation of Victoria.
The paper set out the not-for-profit housing sector’s principles, requirements, and capacity to deliver a sustainable inclusionary zoning system in Victoria and was submitted to Government under the Plan Melbourne Refresh process.
Participant in day-long Think Tank in Canberra to consider practical solutions and ideas for affordable housing delivery to be incorporated in the CSIRO’s proposed Ginninderra redevelopment. April 2016