A 16-unit social and affordable housing complex, under construction in Wickham, has been made possible by a partnership between the NSW Government, City of Newcastle, and Compass Housing. Newcastle Lord Mayor, Nuatali Nelmes, joined Compass Housing’s Chief Corporate Services Officer, Lyndall Robertshaw, last month to inspect progress as the building topped out at seven storeys. Lyndall said…
Hunter-based Compass Housing is one of largest providers of social and affordable housing in Australia. The enterprising not-for-profit manages more than 6,200 social and affordable housing properties in Sydney, the Hunter, Central West, Far West, Manning and Central Coast regions of NSW, as well as in Brisbane and New Zealand. It also runs community development programs in Australia, New Zealand and Vanuatu.
Compass is a Tier 1 Community Housing Provider under the National Regulatory System for Community Housing and holds a full certificate of accreditation under the National Community Housing Standards.
The multi-award winning team at Compass believes community housing is about much more than providing accommodation. It’s also about building communities. Compass provides tenants with support and access to resources to help them to better participate in the social and economic life of their communities.