Renting in the time of COVID-19: understanding the impacts

The impacts of COVID-19 across the rental sector are, in many respects, still emerging, and this presents a real challenge for policymakers in developing targeted and effective assistance.

A Safe Place – Mental Health Accommodation Strategy

The Mental Health Commission has developed this strategy: A Safe Place – A Western Australian strategy to provide safe and stable accommodation, and support to people experiencing mental health, alcohol and other drug issues 2020-2025 with input from a range of stakeholders.

Experiences of Western Australians with disability finding a home

This report explores the barriers people with disability in Western Australia face when seeking a home.

Rental Affordability Snapshot

The Rental Affordability Snapshot is designed to highlight the lived experience of looking for housing while on a low income.

Everybody’s Home – Heatmaps

Everybody’s Home and Homelessness Australia have had heatmaps produced that show by state and federal electorate how many people are homeless and how much social housing is needed.

Understanding and reimagining social housing pathways

Policies shaping social housing pathways have evolved in response to high demand and decreased supply, with a tighter targeting of eligibility and a rationing of housing to those of ‘highest need’.

COVID-19 and Mortgage and Rental Payments

There is little high quality nationally representative data on the level of housing stress being experienced during the COVID-19 period or on the extent to which Australians have been able to reduce their mortgage and rent payment in light of government policies enabling this.

50 Lives 50 Homes: Housing First Response to Ending Homelessness

The 50 Lives program is a collective impact project with lead workers supporting clients from a range of organisations across Perth.

Economic Impacts of Social Housing Investment

The Social Housing Acceleration and Renovation Program (SHARP) aims to build 30,000 social housing units over a four-year period, plus accelerate the maintenance and renovation ofexisting social housing stock.

Rental Affordability Snapshot

Anglicare WA conducts the Rental Affordability Snapshot each year to develop a better understanding of how our rental market is changing and the implications for Western Australians living on low incomes.

Special Disability Accommodation Supply

The most comprehensive snapshot of how the market is responding to the opportunity to expand housing supply for people with disability.

Social Housing Exit Points

New research from AHURI provides a national evidence-base on pathways into, within, and out of social housing tenancies.

100 Families Report – Navigating Support Services

This bulletin focuses on the support systems families navigate, including formal (service) supports and informal supports such as friends and community.

The Institute of Global Homelessness (IGH) Website

This Department of Communities newsletter is a selection of publications and articles that have been released in the past month.

Shelter WAs State Budget Submission. Housing Our Community 2020

This Department of Communities newsletter is a selection of publications and articles that have been released in the past month.

Department of Communities – ResearchPress

This Department of Communities newsletter is a selection of publications and articles that have been released in the past month.