The NSW Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) owns and manages land, buildings and other assets within the social housing portfolio which comprises some 145,000 dwellings valued at approximately $34 billion.
A statutory body, LAHC is under the portfolio and direction of the Minister for Family and Community Services, following an administrative order that transferred the management of LAHC to the Secretary of the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS). Prior to 2 August 2013, LAHC was under the portfolio and direction of the Minister for Finance and Services.
LAHC is a Public Trading Enterprise (PTE) and was established in 2001 under the Housing Act 2001 to complement Housing NSW and achieve unified administration of the Act.
LAHC is responsible for owning and managing NSW Government social housing assets with the goal of providing more houses for people in need. To do this we: