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 , 59 Goulburn Street, Haymarket NSW 2000
Postal Address:  PO Box 20217, World Square, NSW 2000
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 Company Ltd
Suite 901, Level 9, 418A Elizabeth Street,
Surry Hills, NSW 2010
Phone: 9281 1764 or 1300 942 111
Website: www.womenshousingcompany.org

Tenancy Advice

Eastern Area Tenants Service Ph 9386 9147 https://eats.org.au/ Phone advice on tenancy matters