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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…

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…

CEO comments on the issue of dual occupancies and the lack of affordable housing in the region

17.02.2021 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 where he commented on the issue of dual occupancies and the lack of affordable housing in the region. Watch the video here .. https://www.prime7.com.au/news/7461966-dual-occupancy-plan NCCH continues to lobby for more funding to address the housing…

NCCH celebrates International Women’s Day 2020

12.03.2020 in Affordable Housing, Blog, Celebrations, Community, Everybody's Home campaign, Homelessness, Housing & homelessness, International Women's Day, Rental stress, Social housing

Message from our Chair in recognition of International Women’s Day 2020 NCCH staff recently celebrated International Women’s Day 2020.  Chair Robyn Hordern has drawn on the theme for this year’s IWD “An equal world is an enabled world” and shared the following thoughts. “I am very…

Byron Shire Council looks at housing above car parks to ease the housing affordability crisis

05.03.2020 in Affordable Housing, Blog, Community, Everybody's Home campaign, Homelessness, Housing & homelessness, Rental stress

CEO John McKenna was interviewed on last night’s edition of PRIME7 News North Coast regarding Byron Shire Council‘s suggestion of affordable & low cost housing above car parks in the Shire to ease the housing affordability crisis. Click here for the link to the news item on PRIME7News…

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