Inside Housing – Shelter WA Newsletter. 4 June 2021

The fortnightly E Newsletter from Shelter WA – Inside Housing.

Common Ground – EOI Advice

The EOI process will shortlist Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations; Community Service Organisations, and Community Housing Organisations to participate in the process of adapting the known Common Ground model to meet the needs of the Western Australian cohort.

Community housing leads the way in Victoria

The Victorian government is strongly supporting its community housing sector as a key delivery partner in the Big Housing Build.

Minister Talks

Shelter WA used this opportunity to press the case for lazy land to be identified so it can be leased to the non-profit/community housing sector to drive rapid investment into construction.

Community Dinners

A free relationship building community event on Thursday, July 1 at the George Burnett Leisure Centre Seminar Room on Manning Road, Karawara.

Response to National Contruction Code

The draft National Construction Code (NCC) includes new minimum accessibility provisions for dwellings based on the Livable Housing Design Guidelines silver standard.

Eviction Emergency – Emergency Budget needed

146 tenancy hearings in three days, thousands of families facing homelessness as winter approaches an Emergency Budget is needed.

Inside Housing – Shelter WA Newsletter. 20 May 2021

The fortnightly E Newsletter from Shelter WA – Inside Housing.

Commissioning Strategy

It is envisaged the Strategy will result in significant benefits for the community services sector.

Council Talks

Shelter’s CEO Michelle Mackenzie presented Mayor Zempilas with his pledge signed at last year’s Lord Mayoral Forum highlighting the five core strategic areas to end homelessness which formed the focus of discussions with the two peak bodies.

New Director Generals

A number of changes in senior leadership roles have been announced effective from Monday, 31 May 2021.

Housing Crisis in an Emergency

Years of under-investment into social housing has led to more than 16,000 households on the social housing waitlist with families waiting years for a home.

Inside Housing – Shelter WA Newsletter. 7 May 2021

The fortnightly E Newsletter from Shelter WA – Inside Housing.

Beddown – Not an appropriate response for people sleeping rough

This is not an appropriate response to provide temporary sleeping options for people who are sleeping rough.

Communities’ Partnership Framework

The Framework has been designed to provide an overarching frame of reference to support Communities to build and sustain relationships with external stakeholders.

CEO’s call for emergency response to housing crisis in Open Letter to Premier

CEOs from organisations providing emergency relief funding, support to renters in the private rental market, and peak bodies have established a Housing Emergency Response group to identify and drive immediate solutions in partnership with government to mitigate the impact and harm of the housing crisis.