Forums were held to design the new strategy with tenants up front and centre.
The additional 10% CGT discount will be available to private investors who offer affordable housing to an individual tenant through a community housing provider.
The interest and principle payments that Western Australia pays to the Commonwealth each year on the debt is twice the funding that WA receives each year for specialist homelessness services.
Home Hub, Australia’s first social and affordable housing advertising service has launched in Perth.
Shelter WA was pleased to attend a meeting with Minister Luke Howarth MP, Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services.
Shelter WA is outraged with the corruption scandal unfolding at the Department of Communities. The seeming ease in which a senior public servant was able to steal funding over such as long period of time is breathtaking.
The national and state peak housing and homelessness organisations have come together to make a joint submission in response to the latest Infrastructure Australia Audit.
The service providers tent was busy with over 70 service organisations engaging with visitors to the event highlighting the current supports available.
It will be helpful for some but it does not come close to solving the housing affordability crisis.
The objective is for local governments to be empowered to better deliver for the community through being agile, smart and inclusive.
The fortnightly E Newsletter from Shelter WA – Inside Housing.
The Hon Julie Collins MP, Shadow Minister for Ageing and Seniors and Shadow Minister for Women met with Shelter WA staff to discuss housing issues facing older Australians and women in Western Australia.
Shelter WA urges the Department to look to at the many examples within the community sector where agencies work hard to help people maintain and sustain their tenancies.
Shelter WA is urging energy ministers across Australia to improve the energy efficiency on existing homes.
The Productivity Commission Draft Report from its inquiry into Mental Health highlights the critical importance of housing.
The Department of Communities (DoC) are in the process of updating its website, bringing the content up-to-date and amalgamating several websites into one.