Waverley Housing for Older People (WHOP)

Waverley Housing for Older People (WHOP) provides secure affordable housing for people over 55 years.

Council has over 50 units in various locations around Waverley that are managed by Bridge Housing.

Who is eligible

People over 55 years of age who:

  • Can demonstrate that they have lived in Waverley for at least the last 5 years, or at least 10 of the last 15 years
  • Are on a low income
  • Are on the waiting list for NSW public housing.

How do I apply?

You can register on the NSW Housing wait list, and make an application for Waverley’s Housing for Older People Program through Bridge Housing.

Bridge Housing
Level 9, Tower 11, 1 Lawson Square
Redfern, NSW 2016
Phone: (02) 8324 0800
Website: http://bridgehousing.org.au

You can contact NSW Housing direct at:

NSW Housing Maroubra Office
Level 7, 832 Anzac Parade
Maroubra, NSW 2035
Phone: 9314 4099
Website: www.housingpathways.nsw.gov.au

Other low-cost housing options in the eastern suburbs

Women's Housing
5th Floor 74-84 Foveaux Street Surry Hills NSW 2010
Phone: 9281 1764
Website: www.womenshousingcompany.org

Tenancy Advice and Support

Assistance with Care and Housing for the Aged (ACHA) Phone: 9700 7714. Housing assistance for frail older people at risk of homelessness

Older Persons Tenants Advice Service Phone: 9281 9804. Phone advice on tenancy matters