$230,000 is available to provide legal advice, advocacy services and assist or represent residential home building consumers.
The Home Building Advocacy Service Program is a triennial program which funds an organisation to provide legal advice, advocacy services and assist or represent (where appropriate) NSW residential home building consumers before the Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal (CTTT).
The current Home building advocacy service program funding period is 1 October 2012 to 30 June 2015.
Applications close 2 August 2012.
Home building advocacy service program applications can be made by New South Wales not-for-profit incorporated or registered organisations.
Note: this does not preclude profit making organisations from applying, providing they do not operate HoBAS on this basis. Joint applications, where two or more organisations pool resources and expertise, will also be accepted.
Home building advocacy service program applications cannot be made by:
The Home building advocacy service program aims to provide funding to an organisation to provide:
$229,278 per annum was allocated under the Home building advocacy service program to 30 June 2012.
The Home building advocacy service program contributes to the achievement of the key objective for which NSW Fair Trading is responsible under the Department of Finance and Services’ corporate plan – a fair marketplace. The program also assists the Government to achieve its competition, consumer protection and social justice policy objectives.
To achieve these objectives, the Home Building Advocacy Service Program aims to fund grant applications of a high standard which demonstrate sound planning and a commitment to professionalism in the home building industry and positive outcomes for industry clients.
Contact us on 03 9005 6789 to see how we assist firms develop winning grant applications.
Home building advocacy service program applications are currently open. For more information on funding under this program, please refer to the following documents: