The NSW Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) is responsible for the management of the NSW Government’s social housing portfolio. LAHC is a Public Trading Enterprise (PTE) established in 2001 under the Housing Act 2001and operates under the portfolio and direction of the Minister for Family and Community Services and Minister for Social Housing. LAHC and FACS work together to achieve a unified administration of the Act.
LAHC owns and manages land, buildings and other assets within the social housing portfolio, which comprises some 130,000 properties valued at over $35 billion.
Future Directions for Social Housing in NSW sets out the Government’s vision to transform the social housing system over the next 10 years. The Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) plays a critical role in delivering the benefits of this new and innovative model for social housing. In particular, a key feature is the Communities Plus program where LAHC will fast-track the redevelopment of its social housing portfolio in partnership with the private sector and community housing sector to deliver 23,000 new and replacement social housing dwellings and more than 500 affordable dwellings in integrated communities with more than 40,000 private dwellings.