Sector:  Housing

Strategic advice to pursue affordable housing business opportunities

Client:Various private sector clients

Affordable housing is a complex policy area, characterised by different, and changeable approaches across all three levels of government. Drawing on extensive, contemporary knowledge of the affordable housing industry across Australia and targeted research, Elton Consulting has recently advised a number of private sector clients on social and affordable housing development options and strategy.

Affordable Housing Strategy

Client:Roberts Day
Location:Sydney, NSW

Elton Consulting developed a practical strategy to deliver affordable housing as part of a Priority Investigation Area assessment in the Sydney metropolitan area.

Industry capability statement and strategic plan

Client:NSW Federation of Housing Associations

Elton Consulting was engaged by the NSW Federation of Housing Associations to develop an industry capability statement, communications strategy and associated communications materials to help with the positioning of the community housing sector.

Communities Plus Bid Strategy and Preparation

Client:Confidential client

Elton Consulting recently worked with a large community housing provider and a major developer to prepare the consortium’s tender for a Communities Plus redevelopment site. Prior to this, Elton Consulting worked with the community housing provider to develop the organisation’s successful Expression of Interest in the project.

Interim Accommodation Options Paper

Client:NSW Lifetime Care and Support Authority

Elton Consulting recently worked with the NSW Lifetime Care and Support Authority to develop a discussion paper exploring interim accommodation models for people severely injured in motor accidents.

Strategic plan and business plan

Client:Bridge Housing

Elton Consulting worked with Bridge Housing to prepare its Strategic Plan 2015-18 and Business Plan 2015-16.

Action plan for Maitland’s growing population

Client:Maitland City Council

To ensure the wellbeing of Maitland’s growing population, Maitland City Council believes it is vital to plan for housing that is well designed, affordable and adaptable. Elton Consulting was engaged to develop a framework that will help deliver on this housing goal.

The Heights, Durack

Client:Peet Pty Ltd (formally CIC Australia Pty Ltd)
Location:Durack, Northern Territory

The Heights, Durack, is an exciting new residential development, which provides for a master planned community, with a key central community centre, open space and housing diversity and affordability.

Adaptable Housing Guidelines

Client:Clarence Valley Council
Location:Clarence Valley, Northern NSW

Elton Consulting was engaged in 2010 to develop Adaptable Housing Guidelines for Clarence Valley Council.

Casula Affordable Housing Social Impact Assessment

Client:GM Planning Services
Location:Casula, NSW

This project involved a Social Impact Assessment of a proposed multi-unit residential development of 29 townhouses with underground car parking at 10-12 Lang Road, Casula.