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.


Many people, already doing it tough with insecure or no housing, are being hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the homelessness and housing services that support them.

Shelter WA State Budget Submission

Our submission was developed and informed by wide-ranging stakeholder input from across the state and puts forward a critical pathway of reform to ensure everyone has a place to call home.

Impact Investment Fund

The first of several information sessions about the WA Impact Fund has been held.

Media Release: Rent’s still out of reach for 1/3 of West Australians

Rents remain unaffordable for lower income households, the latest release of the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) reveals.

Investment in Affordable Housing

The additional 10% CGT discount will be available to private investors who offer affordable housing to an individual tenant through a community housing provider.

Home Hub Launch

Home Hub, Australia’s first social and affordable housing advertising service has launched in Perth.

First Home Buyers Scheme

It will be helpful for some but it does not come close to solving the housing affordability crisis.

MP Visit

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.

MBA: Important Changes Made

Master Builders Executive Director John Gelavis speaks on recent announcements around affordable housing and their impacts for the building industry.  The Sunday Times Home Magazine May 5, 2019. The Master Builders Association of Western Australia (Master Builders) is a member-based association that services the building and construction industry, madeup of builders, subcontractors, suppliers and consultants in both the […]

UNSW: Estimating need and costs of social and affordable housing delivery

The project was commissioned by Community Housing Industry Association NSW (CHIA NSW) and Homelessness NSW, and aimed to estimate the costs of delivering new supply of social and affordable housing based on needs estimates developed in AHURI research for social housing, and extended in this project to estimate needs for affordable housing. This research focused […]

Procuring Social and Affordable Housing – Final Industry Report.

Procuring Social and Affordable Housing – Final Industry Report. Project 1.54, September 2018. Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre Housing is an integrated network of social and economic infrastructure with multiple owners and access points. Improving the overall suitability and provision of housing infrastructure (for example incorporating new typologies to suit changing demographics) is needed […]

PowerHousing Australia – Australian Affordable Housing Report

Affordable Housing Environmental Scan – 2019 Election Edition The Australian Affordable Housing Report 2019 provides an up-to-date insight into the myriad factors relating to housing supply and demand, and considers the impact of these elements on housing affordability, particularly for low income earners. This report takes into consideration that low income earners include social housing […]