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Social Housing Policy and Plan 2018-2036

This engagement is closed

Contributions to this engagement have closed for evaluation and review.

Date: Monday, 3 June 2019 to Friday, 28 June 2019

The City is developing a Social Housing Plan that will take us to 2036, thanks to funding from the Department of Housing and Human Services.  The plan will identify social housing needs and suitable land, and explore options to increase the provision of high-quality, accessible social housing available in our City. 

Exciting and innovative approaches to social housing are emerging. Do you have great ideas and innovative solutions about ways to increase Social Housing, please email us direct at- socialhousing@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

The City presents: Let’s Talk About Social Housing – Community Forum

Drawing on examples of successful, innovative social housing initiatives locally and across Victoria, our expert panel  will discuss how local government and the building and development industry together can facilitate an increase in the supply of social housing that meets the varied needs of individuals, couples, families and other groups from a variety of cultural backgrounds.

The City’s Dr, Geoff Russell will host the discussion with:

•             Lisa Briggs, CEO, Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative
•             Ken Marchingo, CEO, Haven Home Safe
•             Madeline Di Pietrantonio from the City of Kingston
•             Janine Shelley, former CEO North Geelong Rental Housing Cooperative
•             Jeanette Large, CEO Women’s Property Initiative

Venue:  City of Greater Geelong Council Conference and Reception Centre (City Hall), Little Malop Street, Geelong
Date: Thursday, 20 June 2019
Time:    6.30pm – 8.30pm

For bookings click here