NCCH Blog

NEW! Cadetship program training opportunity

15.04.2021 in Latest News & Events, Traineeships

CHIA NSW, together with the NSW Government, is providing training opportunities in the Community Housing Industry through a Cadetship program. This program will allow a social housing tenant to undertake paid employment and training in property management and asset development. If you would like to…

CEO John McKenna shares his thoughts on the chronic shortage of affordable housing in Byron Bay

13.04.2021 in Affordable Housing, Blog, Community, Everybody's Home campaign, Homelessness, Housing & homelessness, Latest News & Events, Rental stress, Social housing

CEO John McKenna shares his thoughts on the chronic shortage of affordable housing in Byron Bay and in the region in this article from ABC North Coast. To read the article, please click here. NCCH will continue to keep lobbying for more funding to address…

‘The housing market on the Northern Rivers is broken for people on low and medium incomes’

09.04.2021 in Affordable Housing, Blog, Community, Everybody's Home campaign, Homelessness, Housing & homelessness, Latest News & Events, Rental stress, Social housing

NCCH CEO and former Chair of Community Housing Industry Association NSW, John McKenna spoke to PRIME7 News North Coast about the lack of housing in our region and welcomes the Community Land Trust initiative from Byron Shire Council. Community Land Trusts are private, non-profit entities…

Current Emergency Contractors List

25.03.2021 in Latest News & Events

Emergency Maintenance … who to call??? Click HERE for the list of contractors to call if you have an emergency maintenance issue. Emergency Repairs to Leasehold Properties If you are a tenant in a leasehold property and require emergency repairs, please refer to your lease for emergency…

CEO comments on REINSW Vacancy Rate Report

18.03.2021 in Affordable Housing, Blog, Community, Everybody's Home campaign, Homelessness, Housing & homelessness, Latest News & Events, Rental stress, Social housing

The latest Real Estate Institute of New South Wales [REINSW] Vacancy Rate Report shows the Northern Rivers has only a 0.6% availability of rental accommodation. The tightening of rental vacancies is affecting many locals in our region, including our own staff who are having difficulty…

CEO interviewed about the number of rough sleepers in the Byron Shire

10.03.2021 in Affordable Housing, Blog, Community, Everybody's Home campaign, Homelessness, Housing & homelessness, Latest News & Events, Rental stress, Social housing

CEO John McKenna was interviewed on PRIME7 News North Coast responding to the numbers of people rough sleeping in the Byron Shire region and those needing housing in the Northern Rivers.  Byron Shire is now second to Sydney with numbers of rough sleepers. Watch the…

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