Christ-centred approach delivers social housing

The partnership will see 21 social housing units built next to Midlands Anglican Parish in Campbell Town (Hobart Archdiocese)

Centacare Evolve Housing (CEH) and the Midlands Anglican Parish have joined forces to provide much-needed affordable housing in Tasmania. Source: Hobart Archdiocese.

“Midlands Anglican Parish have held a long-term vision to develop currently underutilised land adjacent to their parish and we are pleased to assist the parish in bringing this vision alive,” said Ben Wilson, chief of Centacare Evolve Housing.

The mixed housing development at Campbell Town, 132 kms north of Hobart, will consist of 21 two and three-bedroom dwellings centred around an open, shared green space.

“This land has been vacant for nearly 200 years, and it is our commitment to sharing Christ’s compassion with the community of Campbell Town that has led us to use this land to meet some of the needs we see within our local community,” said Fiona Oates, administrator of the Midlands Anglican Parish.

If approved, the first stage of the development is expected to break ground in early 2022 and be completed by mid-2023. The mixed housing development will offer housing outcomes for both social housing and private ownership.

In related news, CEH expects to construct nine, two-bedroom social housing units in the Waratah-Wynyard Municipality, following a public land disposal process undertaken by council in 2020.

Centacare Evolve Housing was established by the Hobart Archdioceses. In addition to building new affordable housing, CEH enhances the wellbeing of tenants and communities.

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Christ-centred approach delivers social and affordable housing to Tasmanians (Hobart Archdiocese) 

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