Social housing makes up 4.1% of homes in Western Australia. 76% of properties are public housing, with managed by the State and 24% managed by community housing providers.
There are currently over 14,000 applicants on the waiting list for social housing* and 2.5 years is the average wait time for social housing*
There are a lot of housing terms – a simple guide to all the terms can be found here
Community housing is an integral part of the housing system.
Energy efficient homes can help address poverty by reducing people’s energy bills and the broader costs associated with energy in Western Australia.
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