Welcome to Common Equity (Co-operative Housing) NSW Ltd

Common Equity seeks to assist low-income families and individuals to live better and obtain a brighter, secure future through access to housing they can afford. We offer rental accommodation in Sydney metro and select regional areas for people who are in need of low cost accommodation and who qualify for social or affordable housing.

Common Equity is a not for profit tier 2 community housing provider established in 2009 and operates the majority of its properties in the Co-operative Housing model. Common Equity has 33 Housing Co-operatives across NSW and offers accommodation in a variety of dwelling types and locations to almost 500 tenants.

A Housing Co-operative is formed by a group of people with a common interest to work together to maintain and manage housing. Members perform landlord roles (e.g. tenancy, rent, maintenance) and business roles (e.g. administration, bookkeeping). Membership requires ongoing commitment, including attending monthly and other meetings and actively participating in the management of the Co-operative. Each Co-operative manages its own member and tenant selection processes.

While we primarily support people who choose to live in Housing Co-operatives we also offer some rental accommodation in community properties to those who are seeking rental affordability outside a Housing Co-operative model.

How they work and whether they might suit you…More information
About Community Properties managed by CENSW as the landlord…More information

Latest News

Newsletter April 2017

April 2017 Newsletter is here! Meet our new Finance Manager and say farewell to our EA, as well as the latest from the Jannali Developments!

BCCM – Reforms to Human Services; 2nd Stage of Human Service Inquiry

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January 2017 Newsletter

January 2017 Newsletter is here!! Read about the 2016 AGM and meet the new Board Directors, take our quiz on 80s pop music and try your hand at the best basil pesto around!

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