Solar project cuts carbon emissions and energy bills

City West Housing has completed Phase 2 of a project to install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems at our suitable apartment buildings. At a time when the cost of living in Australia continues to soar, particularly the cost of energy, many people including our residents are struggling to make ends meet. City West Housing has […]

Centrelink payment changes

As you may know Centrelink payments, including Commonwealth Rent Assistance, are increasing today. If you receive any Centrelink payments, the change will affect your household income. Check your first payment after today to ensure you have received any increase to which you are entitled. City West Housing will adjust your rent to take account of […]

Not just another apartment building – a considered approach to Affordable Housing

City West Housing has recently released its Concept Design Guidelines. It is a practical resource that outlines the key design outcomes and features expected of development partners and consultants when working with City West Housing in creating fit-for-purpose affordable rental apartments. City West Housing aims to lead by example in delivering award-winning, place-based projects built […]

Affordable housing – a lifeline for Ellie

There has been a lot of media coverage about the problem that over 122,000 people around Australia experience on any given night. Homelessness is more than not having access to shelter. Only 6% of people without a home are sleeping rough. The true extent of homelessness is mostly hidden – made up of people in […]

City West Housing reception is reopening.

With restrictions easing across the state, City West Housing is working on some changes to transition our office into reopening. Please see the full update below: The Office From next week (Monday 7 March 2022), reception will be open every Monday and Wednesday for residents and applicants. If you are a resident needing to meet […]

New Rockdale development on exhibition!

City West Housing’s Development Application (DA) for Haven Apartments at 427-429 Princes Highway, Rockdale in the Rockdale Town Centre is now on exhibition until 25 March! This project is our first development outside the City of Sydney leveraging our experience in developing residential apartments for affordable housing. Affordable apartments are an important part of the […]


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