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Plans and Policies

These plans and policies help us deliver better social housing outcomes across NSW.

Community Housing Providers Direct Dealing Policy

Community Housing Providers can now put proposals directly to us that grow the supply social and affordable housing.

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Safer crisis accommodation for women and children escaping domestic violence

The state’s first guide of its kind describes best practice guidelines for designing crisis accommodation.

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Local Area Analyses

We’re working to deliver on our vision and ensure our approach to social housing reflects the individual needs of local government areas.


Homes NSW training opportunities connected to jobs

The NSW Government is funding training connected to jobs in the construction and housing industry.

Modern Methods of Construction

Modern Methods of Construction refers to the wide variety of construction methods that are different to traditional onsite construction.

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Good Design for Social Housing

This design guidance is for the different stages of a social housing development’s life cycle.

Good Design for Social Housing

LAHC Acquisition Policy

This policy sets out guiding principles for LAHC’s acquisition of real property (land and dwellings).

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LAHC Portfolio Strategy

The LAHC Portfolio Strategy is our 20-year vision and priorities to grow and change our portfolio to house more vulnerable people.


LAHC Strategic Tenant Relocations Policy

This policy will guide the Land and Housing Corporation’s approach to strategic relocations of tenants living in LAHC-owned properties.

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Future Directions for Social Housing in NSW

The NSW Government has laid out its vision for social housing from 2016 to 2025.

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Millers Point Program

Construction of new social housing properties funded through the Millers Point sales program began in 2015.

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NSW Land and Housing Corporation Community Housing Provider Asset Management Allocation Policy

Our guide sets out how we select Community Housing Providers to manage our social housing properties.

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Forward procurement plan

The LAHC Procurement Plan outlines the procurement of projects valued above $10 million.

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LAHC Heritage Asset Management Strategy

The benchmark for the agency’s heritage activities to meet its statutory obligations, and ensure the sound management of heritage assets.

Heating and Cooling Policy

This policy outlines the process for improving the thermal comfort of Land and Housing Corporation properties.

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Asset Management Framework

The framework establishes Community Housing Providers’ requirements and responsibilities when managing and maintaining social housing.

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How to buy a LAHC house

The steps a tenant must take to apply to buy a Land and Housing Corporation home – includes an application form.

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Property Assessment Survey Policy

This policy describes our Property Assessment Survey process and how we use it to look after our assets.

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TV Antenna Service Policy

This policy outlines LAHC’s position on the installation and servicing of free to air TV antenna systems.

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Teacher Housing Authority Property Disposal Policy

This policy identifies how THA will dispose of property.

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Teacher Housing Authority Rent Setting and Valuation Policy

This policy sets out guiding principles for undertaking property valuations and setting rents for teacher housing.

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Teacher Housing Authority Property Acquisition Policy

This Policy sets out guiding principles for the acquisition of real property (land and dwellings) by the Teacher Housing Authority (THA).

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LAHC Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2024-2026

This Strategy outlines our environmental strategic priorities and actions to reduce carbon emissions.

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Housing Australia Future Fund

The $10.0bn Housing Australia Future Fund (HAFF) was passed through the Senate in September 2023.

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