Community Housing Tenant Network
The aim of the Tenant Network is to provide a broader voice for tenant interests in community housing. The network is an opportunity to share experiences – what works, what can be improved in individual tenant associations.
The tenant Network is supported by The Federation of Housing Associations, and is open to tenant members of Community Housing providers.
There are 38 members of The NSW Federation of Housing Associations, and 71 affiliated members in NSW.
Together, they maintain 32,000 properties, and accommodate 60,000 tenants.
Successful community housing providers pride themselves in their efforts to respond to their tenants' and community needs.
There are individual Tenants Advisory Groups (TAGs) working with -and for – the larger associations. Different communities offer a variety of ways to participate.
Each organisation can send tenant delegates to the Tenant Network.
All member and affiliate TAGs are invited to nominate tenant delegates to the network.
For their efforts to be most effective, tenants need a strong clear voice.
Where there are common goals for community housing tenants, shared voices add value to community housing processes and messages.
Join the tenant network
Aims of the Network are to:
- Promote effective tenant participation in the community housing association sector.
- Represent the interest of all NSW Community Housing association tenants.
- Comment on and have input to the office of Community Housing and wider government policy matters.
- Work toward the involvement of all community housing association tenants.
- Become a tenant led network.
- Break down isolation felt by individual tenants.
- Share information about successful projects and learn from other tenants' experiences.
- Encourage and support tenant leaders.
- Promote educational and training opportunities to support tenant participation in the sector.
Constitution for the Tenant Network
Members agreed to adopt the Network’s new rules on 25th March 2013. Please click here to read the rules.
|Join the Tenant Network:
As a tenant in Community housing, your participation is important and valuable. If you are interested the activities of the Tenants' Network, please contact your Community Housing Tenant Network representative for information, or post the membership application form below.
Membership is free. Network members receive a free subscription to the regular network newsletter.
Simply fill in one of the following:
Tenant Network Membership Application form
Tenant Network Associate Application form
Community Housing Tenant News:
Community Housing Tenant Network- December 2014
To see previous issues, visit our Archives Page
Housing Association Tenant Newsletters:
Hume Tenants Voice summer 2014
Link Housing News Autumn 2015
Wentworth Tenant News March 2015
Argyle Tenant newsletter Autumn 2015
Evolving News summer 2015
Bridge Housing Newsletter Autumn 2015
Compass Housing district newsletters summer 2015
City West Inside Housing summer 2014
SGCH 'Streets Ahead' Autumn 2015
Click here to see a video celebrating Link Housing's 30 years.
Housing Association Annual Reports
SGCH Annual Report 2014
Bridge Housing Annual Report 2014
Link Housing Annual Report 2014
Evolve Housing Annual Report 2014
Hume Community Housing Annual Report 2014
Argyle Community Housing Annual Report 2014
Wentworth Annual Report 2014
Compass Housing Annual Report 2013
To see previous newsletters, videos and presentations, visit our Archives Page