Northern Rivers Housing Forum

We are working towards a Northern Rivers Region where people have access to appropriate and affordable housing.

The steering group for the Northern Rivers Housing Forum meets every two months and members include community housing providers, homelessness services, local governments, NSW Government agencies, community and academic representatives, other relevant services and representatives from local housing and homelessness networks in Tweed, Richmond and Clarence.

This regional forum facilitates ongoing discussion and dissemination of relevant information among stakeholders, provides opportunity for collaboration and responding to challenges in our housing and homelessness service systems, research and policy development.

About Northern Rivers Housing Forum

The purpose of the Northern Rivers Housing Forum is to highlight housing and homelessness issues and needs, identify challenges, and determine innovative and sustainable approaches to address these issues across the region.

Contact
Ian O’Reilly, Team Leader Social Strategy
phone: 0438 005 798, email: [email protected]

Program resources

Northern Rivers Housing Forum Terms of Reference:

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Fact sheet: Housing and homelessness key statistics

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Northern Rivers Housing Study 2018, North Coast Community Housing Company

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Campaign page: What’s it going to take?

2018 What’s it Going to Take forum event page

 

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