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Tenant participation in public housing

Since June 2000, DCJ (formerly Housing NSW) has actively encouraged tenants to get involved and play a part in shaping the delivery of public housing through tenant participation and consultation.

Funding is set aside each year by DCJ to run a number of activities that enable tenants to have a say in decisions that affect their homes and neighbourhoods.

Tenant Participation initiatives are supported by nominated District staff at a local level, and corporately by Community Homes and Place in Ashfield.

Tenant participation aims to build partnerships between tenants and social housing providers to:

  • Improve the skills, knowledge and ultimately the quality of life of social housing tenants
  • Support and strengthen communities
  • Improve the way social housing is delivered and managed

Tenant participation initiatives include:

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Last updated: 16 Aug 2023