NEW HOUSING SYSTEM A ONE-STOP APPLICATION PROCESS

NEW HOUSING SYSTEM A ONE-STOP APPLICATION PROCESS

6 July 2010

Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George welcomes the introduction of a new housing system aimed at making it easier for local people applying for social housing assistance.

The new system called Housing Pathways, which came into effect earlier this year, allows clients applying for and getting social housing assistance from Housing NSW, community housing providers and the Aboriginal Housing Office to do so through one application process.

Clients will still be able to contact any Housing NSW office or community housing providers to complete a single application form to access social housing products. They can request any changes to their application and find out where their application is up to.

Housing Pathways will allow for public housing tenants to apply for a transfer with participating community housing providers.

“Housing Pathways is a more streamlined, easier and fairer process for those applying for social housing assistance,” Mr George said.

For more information about Housing Pathways, including how to apply for housing assistance, download the application form and details of participating providers go to www.housingpathways.nsw.gov.au.

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577