St Joseph Affordable Homes will provide trade apprenticeships in a range of construction areas, gained through an in-house apprenticeship and life-coaching scheme.
The social and affordable home building programs of CatholicCare Tasmania and Centacare Evolve Housing provide the building projects for St Joseph Affordable Homes.
Below is an overview of projects as at July 2023:
This allows regular intakes of apprentices to support the construction of more than 100 homes every year. All homes constructed by St Joseph Affordable Homes have an energy rating of at least 7 stars, ensuring comfort year round as well as reduced energy and living costs.
All works including water connection is now completed. Handover to the client has been finalised this month
Occupancy on 12 units. Remaining units ranging from foundations to fit off and floor coverings
This project in Herdsmans Cove is a prototype for a future 50 units in Southern Tasmania to be built by the Hobart Womens Shelter. It is unique for its special design features such as raked ceilings and rounded windows. Bricklayers are onsite. Electrical, plumbing, and air conditioner rough-ins occurring. Carpenters returning to commence internal wall and ceiling linings which are all oak veneer ply.
Permits received and works commenced with civil works underway. 16 units have commenced with works ranging from foundations to framing.
Final stages of completion works underway. Handover to be set in the coming weeks.
Handover completed to the owner after a short media event.
Painting underway. Tiler onsite doing walls to wet areas. Driveway works to commence.
All works complete. Final inspections underway ready for handover in early November.
Units are now complete including landscaping, driveway and fences.
Foundations complete with framing commencing. Retaining Walls underway. Roof to be installed next.
Civil works underway. 12 units have commenced with works ranging from foundations to roofing.
Rough-In completed. Plastering last units and painters working on soffit. Works on the high decks underway. Excavators levelling out back yards and driveways. 4 x Kitchen installs this week. All units to be fit out by the end of the month.
Foundation complete by mid-September on all units. External drainage, power and communication works underway. Framing commencing on all units.
All 12 units have commenced. Works ranging from land clearing and set out, to slabs being poured.
This project has been in construction since March 2021. It has consisted of 4 stages and a total of 49 dwellings are on this site. All single level dwellings are LHA Silver standard and the site has been built community wellbeing at the forefront. This project has significantly contributed in helping house Tasmanians in need.