2020 Annual Report available now


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HousingFirst appoints new Chair - Janine Kirk AM, (Hon) LLD, MAICD

The Board of Directors of leading Victorian community housing association, HousingFirst Ltd, has appointed Ms Janine Kirk AM as Chair of the Board of Directors.

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HousingFirst receives Silver Award

HousingFirst is proud to announce that our Annual Report 2018-2019: Living Our Values, has received a Silver Award at the Australasian Reporting Awards (ARAs).

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Statement from our Chair, Frank O'Connor

I want to update you on recent funding announcements involving HousingFirst, with news of some exciting new construction projects for our organisation.

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HousingFirst development in St Kilda, a boost for vulnerable mums and bubs

A former rooming house in St Kilda will be tunred into low-income housing for women and their babies fleeing family violence or at risk of homelessness under a $16.4 million project run in conjuction with the Royal Women's Hospital.

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Brand New Social Housing and Maternal Child Health Support for St Kilda

Victorian Housing Minister, the Hon. Richard Wynne MP today launched the construction phase of an exciting $19.6m social housing development for mothers and children in St Kilda.

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Federal Housing Minister welcomes NHFIC's $72M funding

HousingFirst residents and management were pleased to welcome the Hon Michael Sukkar MP, Minister for Housing and Assistant Treasurer, during his visit today to their residential housing development in St Kilda.

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2019 Annual Report available now


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HousingFirst NHFIC announcement


Home News - Winter issue out now!

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HousingFirst wins AHI award

HousingFirst is proud to announce that we have won the Leading Housing Development Project at the Australasian Housing Institute’s (AHI) Awards for Victoria.


The AHI Awards honour inspirational staff and successful programs that make a difference in their community. This year, a record number of nominations were received, outlining successful projects and inspiring stories from community housing providers and housing authorities.


HousingFirst’s Ashwood Chadstone Gateway Project (ACGP) was honoured for its successful people and place management approach. Following completion of the ACGP, 5-years worth of annual surveys (2013-2017) were conducted with tenants and the local community. These surveys provide evidence-based approach about the changing levels of social connection and the outcomes of local community building initiatives.


Key findings show levels of social connection between tenants increased over the 5 years, as did levels of social connection between our tenants and residents in nearby streets.


We are thrilled by the award, and as the Victorian winner, we are now entered into the Australasian Awards. Winners to be announced at the National Housing Conference in August, in Darwin.


Home News - Autumn 2019 issue out now!

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HousingFirst Announcement

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HousingFirst CEO Haleh Homaei features in Parity magazine

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Home News - Summer 2018-2019 - issue out now!

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Season's Greetings

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