City West Housing appears in stories in newspapers and on the internet, and sometimes even on TV. We also release our own media in the form of press releases and videos. Click on the links below to see what’s newsworthy.
‘City West Housing is expanding its operations outside the City of Sydney LGA with a site acquisition in Bayside LGA’ – July 2020
The CEO Magazine: CEO of City West Housing Leonie King is passionate about making a difference in local communities. – Jan/Feb 2020 issue
Urban Icon – Legend and Legacies edition featuring CWH Development Manager Priscilla Tran – November 2019
City West Housing: Safety always top concern for residents – 26 August 2019
Architecture and Design – 2 August 2019
Vimeo – 25th Anniversary Thank You Video – 1 August 2019
Visit from MP – 16 July 2019
City West Housing welcomed Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services, Hon Luke Howarth MP for a briefing and walking tour of some of its affordable housing apartments in Pyrmont and Glebe.
Third Sector- 25 June 2019
The Fifth Estate – 20 June 2019
25th Anniversary Video Press Release – 20 June 2019
Vimeo – 25th Anniversary video – New Possibilities – 20 June 2019
ABC News – 7 December 2018
Leonie King and one of our residents Jade recently featured on a special ABC report discussing superannuation and housing affordability.
News.com.au – 15 October 2018
Interview with our essential worker resident victor. How affordable housing is helping these workers cut rent and commute.
The Fifth State – 11 June 2018
Publication written by CEO Leonie King about increasing partnerships to create more affordable housing and build a better Sydney that plans for the future.
News.com.au – 17 May 2018
Construction has officially begun on a new development in Forest Lodge, which is set to provide 75 affordable homes to those on low to moderate incomes.
Domain – 16 May 2018
The supply of housing for key workers will be given a much-needed boost, with work set begin on a new $35 million affordable housing development in inner Sydney.
Domain – 9 May 2018
City West Housing featured commentary about federal budgets lack of focus on affordable housing. ‘There has been little incentive for the states to ‘play ball’ when it comes to establishing the new national agreement, according to Leonie King, chief executive of affordable housing provider City West Housing.
Realestate.com – 28 April 2018
Educational article on affordable housing featuring City West Housing. Comments from resident Alice Anderson and CEO Leonie King.
Mumbrella – 10 April 2018
Public relations and content marketing agency Filtered Media has launched its own social enterprise practice with not-for-profit City West Housing.
The Conversation – 28 March 2018
Article on City’s efforts to increase affordable housing supply. CWH featured in explorations of Voluntary Planning Agreements where developer can agree to fund affordable housing.
Sydney Morning Herald – 5 February 2018
Article on Green Square developments. CWH featured for their Botany Road development which was the first affordable housing to be opened in Green Square.
The Guardian – 1 February 2018
Article about gentrification and lack of affordable housing. Featured mention of CWH as the only affordable housing provider Central to Eveleigh with commentary from previous CEO Janelle Goulding.
Domain – 7 December 2017
Glebe’s $35 million development ‘drop in the ocean’ for affordable housing shortage. Feature on CWH’s Wentworth development with calls for further affordable housing.
Sydney Morning Herald – 27 June 2017
Article featuring CWH and affordable housing as an alternative to rental stress. Interview with CWH resident Garnet who advocates for the supply of affordable housing.
Domain – 29 May 2017
Article calling for new affordable housing subsidy system with commentary from CWH interim CEO Sara Watts.
Australian Financial Review – 18 May 2017
Expose on rising rent and lack of housing affordability
ABC – 11 April 2017
Affordable housing scheme helping ‘essential workers’ live in the area they work. Interview with CWH resident Anna-Marie. ‘Anna-Marie Phillips is one of the lucky few who is in an affordable housing scheme.’
ABC – 10 April 2017
Councils and community organisations call from more community housing. 7:30 with Leigh Sales segment featuring City West and resident Anna-Marie
FBI Radio – 25 March 2017
Radio segment Affordable housing in Sydney with Sara Watts, Interim CEO at City West Housing
Domain 21 March 2017
Article on CWH tenant Karen Ward. ‘Ms Ward and Charlie now live in a modern two-bedroom apartment in Zetland which was built last year exclusively as an affordable housing block by not-for-profit developer City West Housing.’
Domain – 21 March 2017
‘Here’s what an affordable housing tenant actually looks like.’ Feature on CWH resident Alice Anderson breaking the stigma around affordable housing residents.
Daily Telegraph – 16 January 2017
A proposal to provide 99 so-called affordable or “key worker” apartments in the heart of Glebe is being examined by the City of Sydney. Not-for-profit City West Housing wants to build the $30 million eight-storey apartment block containing rent-subsidised one-, two- and three-bedroom units.
Domain –27 August 2016
‘City of Sydney Council reveals plans for 450 new affordable home.’ Security guard Lisa Ervasti, 63, was forced to couch-surf at friends’ homes when the apartment she’d lived in for the past 11 years was sold and the rent jumped by $140 a week. Then, in May, she was offered a unit in Zetland in May by affordable housing developer City West Housing.
Domain – 9 August 2016
‘Affordable housing shortage in inner Sydney leaves workers sleeping rough.’ Commentary from previous CEO Janelle Goulding on essential workers being unable to afford to rent where they work, resorting to sleeping in cars.
Domain – 21 June 21 2016
An article on the NSW budget with commentary on affordability of housing, including an interview with CWH resident Priscilla.
Sydney Morning Herald – 25 March 2016
An article on exclusion of social housing in development plans Central to Eveleigh. City West featured as the only affordable housing provider in the area with commentary from former CEO Janelle Goulding.
Inner Sydney Voice – 24 February 2016
An article by the Community Engagement Manager of City West Housing about how to build social connections including through innovative actions such as flash mobs.
Inner Sydney Voice – 25 November 2015
An article by René McKenzie-Low, Community Engagement Manager of City West Housing, about how to build community in social housing.
News.com.au – 17 March 2017 2015
‘Australia is an expensive place. Many of us can’t even afford to rent a nice home, let alone buy one. But there’s a solution working now.’
Daily Telegraph – 10 December 2014
City West Housing project at Eveleigh offers affordable rental option minutes from Sydney CBD.