Chris Hartley

Research Fellow

Chris Hartley is a Research Fellow at CSI UNSW with a research focus in housing and homelessness and expertise in social housing policy, outcomes measurement in specialist homelessness services, homelessness and trauma, and research co-design with people who have a lived experience of homelessness.

Chris has a decade of experience in the homelessness sector, having previously worked as the Senior Policy Officer with Homelessness NSW and Policy Officer/Solicitor with the Homeless Persons’ Legal Service.

In both of these roles, Chris successfully led campaigns to achieve major federal, state and local government reform in the areas of housing and homelessness policy.

Chris is a member of the Everybody’s Home campaign, chair of the Eastern Area Tenants Service and a board member of the Northern Community Gateway.

You can hear from Chris in the impact2020 webinars: Homelessness was always solvable and Left without protection - Temporary visas and COVID-19.

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