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Innovative Digital Seniors Project wins State UDIA award

A giant 3-D art project that allows seniors to plan social outings with the click of button has won a coveted 2017 UDIA Queensland Mitchell Brandtman Award for Excellence. Social Buttons was created for Caggara House, an award-winning apartment complex for over 55s, developed by BHC Creating Liveable Communities (previously Brisbane Housing Company) in partnership… Read more »

Groundbreaking Lutwyche housing project wins coveted UDIA award

An innovative affordable housing development that was built above the Northern Busway tunnel has won a coveted 2017 UDIA Queensland Mitchell Brandtman Award for Excellence. The striking three-story Spectrum development, unveiled in July, is the product of a unique partnership between leading affordable housing provider BHC Creating Liveable Communities and respected not-for-profits Communify and MS… Read more »

BHC Announces New CEO

BHC is pleased to announce the appointment of our new CEO, Mr Stuart Lummis. Mr Lummis will take over from CEO David Cant, who has led BHC since its inception in 2002. Stuart Lummis was previously Director of Building, Planning Facilities and Property with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane and is a Fellow of… Read more »

2017 Vinnies CEO Sleepout®

BHC CEO, David Cant will join in the fight against homelessness at the annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout® on Thursday 22 June. More than 105,000 Australians experience homelessness every night — 27 per cent are children, and 23 per cent are faced with the situation due to domestic and family violence. David will join 200 other business, government… Read more »

Building Housing Options; Research Report Launched

After surveying over 150 seniors in Logan, BHC in partnership with Churches of Christ in Queensland and working with University of Queensland researchers, launched The Logan Research Project with Housing and Public Works Queensland Government. The Logan Research Project provides insight on whether current housing and support services were meeting the needs of seniors in Logan… Read more »

End of an era as affordable housing leader announces retirement

One of the leading lights of Brisbane’s affordable housing industry will step down in August having delivered more than 1600 new affordable homes to low-income households over 15 years. Inaugural BHC CEO David Cant will leave a legacy of vision and collaboration that saw him move away from reliance on government funding and develop innovative… Read more »

BHC Wins Two AHI QLD Professional Excellence in Housing Awards

Tuesday night, BHC was proud to be the recipient of two AHI, QLD Professional Excellence in Housing Awards. BHC accepted the Leading Community Engagement Practice Award for the Caggara House Social Buttons project which saw tenants and creative designers at Inkahoots work together to develop the interactive instalment which utilises technology to promote and organise… Read more »

BHC’s Tenant Engagement Strategy

The strategy provides a summary of the key elements of the Tenant Engagement Strategy including our vision, our commitment, our major goals and how we will evaluate our success with this work. Our Tenant Engagement work commenced in August 2014 and we will work progressively toward achieving our goals over a three year period. Click… Read more »

Green Square Gains International Recognition

The $17 million Fortitude Valley development provides homes for singles and couples that are either homeless or at risk of becoming so, while its bottom two floors feature a range of support providers and facilities. The 10-storey urban oasis was also shortlisted at the prestigious 2014 World Architecture Festival (WAF) awards, meaning it is one… Read more »