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PRESENTS

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Ensuring that every Australian has a home by building a strong and sustainable community housing industry

 PRE-SUMMIT BTR DAY 

26 FEBRUARY 2024

 SUMMIT 

27-28 FEBRUARY 2024

PULLMAN MELBOURNE ON THE PARK, NAARM/MELBOURNE

BUSINESS EVENT SPONSOR

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Our Sponsors

GOLD

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SILVER

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EXHIBITORS

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Welcome to the 9th Affordable Housing Development & Investment Summit  

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 9th Affordable Housing Development & Investment Summit taking place on 26-28 February 2024 in Naarm/Melbourne.  

 

For the second year running, the Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) is very pleased to put together a Summit designed to showcase the best ideas and solutions across social and affordable housing design, investment, place making, and tenancy/asset management.   

 

The scale of Australia’s housing challenge is immense, and it is the lowest income households who are hardest hit. Analysis of the 2021 census by City Futures Research Centre, UNSW estimates that by 2041, almost one million Australian households will have unmet housing needs.*  

 

Positively, the Commonwealth Government has pushed through a raft of initiatives in response to this challenge. These include the Housing Australia Future Fund, the National Housing Accord and the development of a ten-year National Housing and Homelessness Plan. 

 

In February 2024, you will have the chance to hear about the latest ideas to tackle Australia’s seemingly intractable housing problems. 

Specific topics we will tackle include how to incorporate affordable housing into market Build to Rent, designing excellent emergency accommodation for women experiencing DFV, models for institutional investment in social housing and making homes climate resilient.  

There will also be invaluable opportunities for your staff to network and learn from the experiences of other housing, property, and finance organisations.  

As with last year’s Summit, CHIA will also receive a donation from the event as part of the agreement with Aventedge. This donation will be used solely for its advocacy work in the sector.  

 

I look forward to seeing you there.   

 

Sincerely,   

Wendy Hayhurst 

CEO 

Community Housing Industry Association 

* Social and affordable housing: needs, costs and subsidy gaps by region | City Futures Research Centre (unsw.edu.au) 

Summit Advisory Committee

Leonie King

CEO

City West Housing

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Karen Walsh

CEO

Venture Housing

Luke Westenberg

CEO

Community Housing Council of South Australia

Gemma Pinnell

Consultant

Right Lane

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Our Expert Speakers

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Wendy Hayhurst

CEO

Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA)

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Rebecca Pinkstone

CEO

Bridge Housing

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Nathan Dal Bon

CEO

Housing Australia

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Wayne Swan

Chair

CBUS Superfund

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Matthew Bailes

CEO

Paradigm Housing UK

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Carolyn Viney

CEO

Super Housing Partnerships

Pre-Summit Day
BTR for Affordable Housing

Alternative Housing Models: Places for People – Integrating Affordable Housing into Build to Rent 

 Facilitators 

Alexandra Notay

Placemaking and Investment Director

Pfp Capital

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Gemma Pinnell

Consultant

Right Lane

International keynote facilitator, Alex Notay, travels to Australia to help you unlock the secret
of how placemaking and BTR can help your organisation deliver affordable housing in the face of financial and bureaucratic hurdles.

 

Discover practical strategies, case studies, and industry insights to reshape housing models, finance new projects, and ultimately create a more inclusive and sustainable housing market.

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Who Should Attend?

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Why Attend?

Unlock the potential of your organisation to enable institutional investment in your projects

Forge the partnerships that increase the availability of land, expedite regulatory processes and ultimately drive the construction of more social and affordable housing

Overcome the challenges of different locations from the inner city to rural areas through utilising mechanisms such as inclusionary zoning

Develop a deeper understanding of tenants to build connection, community and your capability to meet their needs 

Navigate the latest reforms and policy changes to speed up the processes which will lead to more housing 

Unearth the ways in which you can rethink and elevate your approaches to ESG 

Hear international examples of housing approaches that can be replicated in Australia  

Reshape negative attitudes towards social and affordable housing held by segments of the community 

“This was my first time attending the Affordable Housing Development & Investment Summit and the conference exceeded my expectations. All the guest speakers were brilliant and the chance to network with industry professionals was fantastic. The 2 days were a great investment.” 

Manager of Housing and Real Estate, Newcastle Anglican 

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Venue

Venue

PULLMAN MELBOURNE ON THE PARK

192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002 

Conference Room: Grand Ballroom

Parking: Secured and under covered onsite parking is available. Day use self-park rate of $55.00 per vehicle. Should guests prefer valet parking, hotel offers $69.00 per vehicle, per day. Rates are valid during business hours only and exclude overnight parking. Please note that all parking is strictly subject to availability at time of arrival in the Hotel car park and is not reserved

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