Meet James, our General Manager of Property Development.
At the ripe young age of 40, and now with a growing family of his own, James says ‘Home’ means two things - music and the ‘hood.
“I've always been surrounded by music. My brother's a clarinet player, I played the saxophone, my other brother played the trumpet. We had a piano and always had music on the radio. To me, having the constant hum of music brings a warmth to a house.
“I grew up 100 meters from a school and that proximity, the rhythms that generates and how I got to school each day is a clear memory. Now I live across the road from a school and my boys do the same. We know fifteen families within a block. And that's a lovely thing.” ... See MoreSee Less
Last week several residents and staff from the Melbourne property team were invited to attend the 2018 Living Cities Forum, a high-level gathering of planners, designers and architects run by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation.
We were asked by Forum organisers to provide some ‘perspectives’ from staff and residents on the future of their city. The result was a video displayed at the event and available to delegates - a unique opportunity to reach the people who ultimately plan, design and build the cities and suburbs we live in. ... See MoreSee Less
We are excited to share with you the third edition of our Impact Report. This year the Housing Choices Australia Group turns ten. Not only a significant milestone for our organisation, but the theme of this year’s Impact Report.
The report includes a look back at where we started, our impact on residents over the last decade, the initiatives that give you, our residents, a sense of inclusion within their communities and life-changing partnerships that have resulted in real life outcomes.
This report is a great opportunity for all of us at Housing Choices to reflect on our impact as a leading community housing organisation across Australia. We are proud of the hard work and commitment of our staff and of course, our residents so far this year - and we hope you enjoy reading it. ... See MoreSee Less