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$1M Boost For Social Housing And Jobs Across Greater Sydney

The Women’s Housing Company has been granted almost $1 million by the NSW Government to upgrade 162 social housing properties to support women in need across Greater Sydney.

January 22, 2023

A Wrap For 2022

The Women’s Housing Company Annual General Meeting was a great celebration with many tenants, Directors, staff, and stakeholders. Aunty Ann Weldon opened with a warm welcome to Country and the Hon.  Ros Kelly AO gave an inspirational speech about her life experience, along with providing insightful tips on how to uplift and inspire yourself as […]

December 11, 2022

Ministerial Media Event with WHC

For Homelessness Week 2022, it was great to highlight older women’s homelessness and speak about our new housing in Peakhurst. The Peakhurst property is the second to be completed in a program of 12 blocks by NSW Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) – all of which will be managed by the Women’s Housing Company providing […]

August 5, 2022

Your Say Day

We held our annual Your Say Day this week, an event designed to connect with our tenants and co-create solutions to support our community’s well-being. A great day with lots of ideas. A big thanks to a delicious lunch by Two Good Co.

July 20, 2022

Director Site Visit

Our Homelessness Support Services Team spent a morning with WHC Directors and CEO, sharing stories on the difference we make to women’s lives through sound service provision, along with providing a tour of our accommodation in South West Sydney.

July 15, 2022

Upper House Inquiry into Homelessness Amongst Older People

The Standing Committee for the Upper House inquiry into Homelessness Amongst Older People Aged Over 55 in NSW visited some of our tenants at Warwick Farm to hear their perspectives and experiences, and to see first-hand the impact that social housing has on older women’s lives. This afternoon, our Head of Community Housing Operations (Christina […]

June 19, 2022

Tenant Satisfaction Survey Action Plan 2021-22

Following analysis of our most recent Tenant Satisfaction Survey results, we have developed an action plan of service improvements based on your feedback. The action plan will be monitored by the Tenant Advisory Group (TAG) over the coming months.   View action plan: Tenant Satisfaction Survey Action Plan 2021-22 Table.pdf

April 22, 2022

Home at Last: Solutions to End Homelessness of Older People in NSW

The foundation for equality is safe, affordable and long-term housing. Older people are increasingly at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Having to navigate homelessness when we’re older is especially challenging. This is the time to act because over 110,000 women over the age of 45 are at risk of homelessness in NSW. There are solutions […]

March 10, 2022

International Women’s Day 2022

The Women’s Housing Company celebrated International Women’s Day 2022 today, taking the pledge to #BreakTheBias and work towards a world where women are safe from violence and have access to affordable housing. 

March 8, 2022

Celebrating 40 Years of Service

This is a very special year for the Women’s Housing Company as we mark our 40 Years of Service, providing housing and homelessness support services to women and their children. Established 4 decades ago to respond to the needs of single homeless women in inner Sydney, today we are the largest women’s housing organisation in […]

March 1, 2022

Women and Homelessness – The Difference We Make

The Women’s Housing Company released a video on Women and Homelessness, featuring some of our clients and staff. This is particularly timely in the context of Homelessness Week 2021. This video aims to raise awareness through the stories of women who have faced homelessness, explain the important work we do and shine a light on […]

August 2, 2021

ABC Life Matters – Dealing with Insecure Housing While Ageing

In July, Debbie Georgopoulos (CEO, WHC), along with Dr Debbie Faulkner spoke about women’s homelessness on ABC Life Matters. Listeners from around the country called in, sharing their thoughts and experiences about insecure housing. This has now been highlighted as a national issue, with an ageing population and very high houses prices in cities and […]

July 12, 2021
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The Women’s Housing Company acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate, and pays respect to Elders both past and present.
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