Community Housing Provider Registration - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to provide community housing in New South Wales. Community housing is housing for people on low or moderate incomes or people with additional needs.

A community housing provider must be registered to receive assistance from Housing NSW. Assistance provided under a community housing agreement includes funding, properties and land or partnership arrangements with Housing NSW.

Please note that:

  • This is a national registration system. If you intend to operate in NSW only, you must apply to the NSW Registrar. If you intend to operate in more than one state or territory, the Registrars from those states and territories will nominate a Primary Registrar to oversee all activities.
  • To continue to be eligible for this registration, you must comply with requirements of the NSW Registrar, including the National Regulatory Code.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.



Community Housing Provider Registration - Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for a copy of this document.

Administering agency

Registrar of Community Housing

Act(s) name

Community Housing Providers (Adoption of National Law) Act 2012 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Registrar of Community Housing

Mailing address:
Locked Bag 4001
Ashfield BC
New South Wales 1800

Toll Free:

1800 330 940


02 8741 2522

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