Category Archives: Rentals

Extra Housing for Family Violence Victims

Haven; Home Safe (HHS) has received funding from the Department of Health and Human Services to secure an additional 50 head-leased properties for women and children escaping family violence. This is the fourth consecutive year the agency has received funding for its award-winning Moving On program, which operates across North Region of the state, providing […]

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Two New Directors Appointed To Board

Haven; Home, Safe has welcomed two new appointments to its Board of Directors. Chairperson Sue Clarke said Warwick Cavanagh and Candy Broad will bring decades of experience across the housing sector and will add to the depth and breadth of the knowledge of the Board. “We look forward to their contributions as we progress our […]

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Our new look website

Welcome to our bigger, better and brighter website We hope you appreciate the changes we’ve made including changes to the navigation for both mobile and desktop versions. There’s a new Search Bar, One-Click Translation, even a Request a Call-Back option. We’ve also improved the structure of our content so you can find what you need […]

Sidney Myer Haven Family Haven Home Safe Changing Lives for the better

Changing lives for the better

The official opening of the Sidney Myer Haven education centre today marked a major milestone for Haven; Home, Safe’s world-first program to break the cycle of homelessness in Bendigo. Recently completed renovations have turned a run-down Victorian-era weatherboard into the showpiece of the $7.5M Sidney Myer Haven, a 23-unit affordable housing development, which has been […]

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Strategy to help more people
find a home

The State Government’s Homes for Victorians strategy released yesterday will boost housing affordability, access, and choice for people trying to find a home. Haven; Home, Safe Chief Executive Officer Ken Marchingo said the long-awaited housing strategy was historic for its size, scope and whole-of-government approach. “The strategy also recognises that government alone cannot solve the […]

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Game Changer for Social Housing

Haven; Home, Safe applauds the State Government’s $1 billion investment to grow social housing in Victoria. HHS CEO Ken Marchingo said today’s  announcement was  “a sensible start” to deal with the issues emanating from the rental affordability crisis. The Victorian Social Housing Growth Fund is an Australian first and is a collaboration between government and private […]