New Growth, New Directions…

New Growth We are excited to announce the formal amalgamation of South Port Community Housing Group Inc (SPCHG) with Prahran Malvern Community Housing Inc (PMCH). On the 22 June 2022, Special General Meetings were held by both organisations to pursue an amalgamation of both Incorporated Associations. Last week, the process was formalised

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Moving towards our long term goal of energy efficiency

CHIA Vic, in collaboration with BOOMPower, recently assisted seven community housing organisations to apply for a Victorian Property Fund grant, utilising the BOOM! platform, which helps organisations analyse their energy opportunities and create automated business cases for energy projects. Engaging local company Bunjil Energy, we were fortunate to be able

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Layfield Street and Rooming Houses

Through the State’s Rooming House Conversion Program, our Layfield Street building has been undergoing renovations for just over two years now, converting the 22 rooming house rooms and 2 one-bedroom apartments into 25 self-contained studio apartments and a communal kitchen with space for meetings and community events. Whilst there have

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SPCHG COVID-19 UPDATE

SPCHG is monitoring the developments of COVID–19 carefully, responding to the most up-to-date information regarding the spread of the virus. We are following recommendations from the State and Federal Government to ensure that we are doing everything we can to keep staff, residents and clients healthy. HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF

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Our SPCHG book wins history award!

Our book ‘More Than Just Housing’ was awarded the prize for best Local History – Small Publication Award by the Royal Historical Society. Written by our CEO, Janet Goodwin and two of the organisation’s founders, Beris Campbell and Heather McKee, the book tells the remarkable stories of our tenants, staff

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