Registration of an Aboriginal Housing Organisation - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to provide housing or housing services for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities. This registration ensures that high quality housing and housing services are provided to communities that are eligible for this support.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration your organisation must:

  • be considered a fit and proper organisation for the purposes of the registration
  • be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander corporation, an Aboriginal Land Council, or a body corporate controlled by Aboriginal people or Torres Strait Islanders
  • provide an audited financial statement for the previous financial year
  • provide a housing policies and procedures document for the purposes of your proposed activity
  • hold a certificate of insurance for each of the rental properties to be used for the purposes of the registration
  • supply a copy of the constitution / rules for your incorporation
  • pay the relevant fees.

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

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Registration of an Aboriginal Housing Organisation - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Family and Community Services
Aboriginal Housing Office

Act(s) name

Aboriginal Housing Act 1998 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries, Head Office
Department of Family and Community Services
Aboriginal Housing Office


Operating address:
Level 6
33 Argyle Street
Parramatta
New South Wales 2150
Mailing address:
PO BOX W5
Westfield, New South Wales 2150

Phone:

02 8836 9444

Phone:

1800 727 555

Fax:

02 9635 3400
AHO.Enquiries@facs.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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