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Photo: proud sponsor of new toolkit for community housing providers
CWH was a proud sponsor of new toolkit for community housing providers

The new program, officially launched on International Women's Day, has been developed for community housing providers, to help strengthen approaches to domestic and family violence and older women's homelessness.

We were joined by representatives from NSW Federation of Housing, Domestic Violence NSW, Homelessness NSW and the Older Women's Studio Development project to learn about the new tool.

The event also included a panel discussion about the development of the program and the issues surrounding housing…

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CWH 2016 Annual Tenant SurveyBack to top

Photo: creating sustainable communities
2015/16 Annual Tenant Survey results

Thank you to all tenants that participated in the 2016 CWH annual tenant survey. We are delighted with the response and feedback provided.

It is with great pleasure City West Housing would like to congratulate all the residents from the Henson Lane building for having the ‘highest response rate per building’ for participating in the CWH 2016 annual tenant survey!

As part of our ethos to create sustainable communities, every tenant from Henson Lane received a personalised fruit and vegetable box for being the building with the highest response…

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Uptown Crickets Ultimo-PyrmontBack to top

Photo: Free Kids Cricket pilot program
Free Kids Cricket pilot program

City West Housing is proud to be partnering with The Star and Bendigo Bank | Pyrmont Community Bank Branch to offer this free, 6 week cricket pilot project for boys and girls aged 10 – 16.

All equipment and afternoon tea provided. Come and join in the fun as well as learning some new skills along the way.

To be eligible to register you must be living in the Pyrmont/Ultimo area. Download the information flyer.

To book, contact Rene



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Jo’s storyBack to top

Photo:City West Housing tenant Jo Simpson with son Arlo in the Platform apartments garden.

I live at the Platform apartments with my two year old son Arlo. I work as an arts administrator part time, so I'm really happy to be living right next door to Carriageworks, which is one of my favourite exhibition and performance spaces.

I love the inner west. There's a strong sense of community and diversity, and I think the two are connected. And I'm really happy with the emphasis that City West Housing places on community-building. It's such a forward-thinking approach, and presents some great opportunities for pooling resources and making things possible that might be difficult to…

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Melissa’s storyBack to top

Photo: Melissa CWH tenant - I absolutely love the growing the local community

I moved to Sydney in 2012 to have a fresh start with my girls after leaving a 16yr marriage and going through the Christchurch earthquakes.

I was living the “Kiwi Dream” until I had a stress-induced breakdown and was diagnosed as having bipolar.  Life then turned upside down with facing many challenges trying to get medical support and access to a range of support networks and government benefits due to my visa status. In 2001 the Australian government had changed the NZ visa law which now denies any Kiwis that are working and living here, the rights to vote, gain permanent residency, or…

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