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Shelter WA congratulates newly elected Labor Government

Peak housing and homelessness body Shelter WA welcomes the opportunity to work with the newly elected Labor government on housing and homelessness issues over its next term of government.

Election Scorecard – Why was housing missed on the hustings?

The election scorecard has been released the day after Housing Minister Peter Tinley AM MLA denied Western Australia is experiencing a housing crisis.

We know how to handle a crisis so let’s fix homelessness

With the end of the looming moratorium we need a commitment from government to support people to stay in their homes.

Homelessness and housing affordability is a key issue for West Australians this election: polling shows

The survey shows more than 1 in 10 Western Australians (12%) placed homelessness as the #1 issue they would like to see the State Government take more action on.

COVID-19 Rental Housing and Homelessness Policy Impacts

This report shows the gains made on reducing homelessness during the pandemic are slipping away and less than a third of those assisted with temporary hotel accommodation during the crisis were later transitioned into longer-term affordable housing.

UNLOCK HOUSING – To address the WA Housing Crisis

Unlock housing. Service providers are being swamped by people who are sleeping rough pleading for accommodation.

Budget: High-Level Overview

Shelter WA has put together this High-Level overview of some of the housing and homelessness provisions in the WA 2020-21 Budget Papers.

A solution to Perth’s homeless crisis is within reach

We urge all candidates to take time to look at the evidence of what works, and the positive initiatives in Perth that are providing permanent homes and support for people who have experienced homelessness.

Being homeless is not unlawful

We urge all candidates to take time to look at the evidence of what works, and the positive initiatives in Perth that are providing permanent homes and support for people who have experienced homelessness.

New Summit Group

National Shelter has submitted their budget submission to the Federal Treasurer calling for investment in new social housing via SHARP, an Affordable Rental Incentive.

National Shelter Budget Submissions

National Shelter has submitted their budget submission to the Federal Treasurer calling for investment in new social housing via SHARP, an Affordable Rental Incentive.

Affordable housing in innovation-led employment strategies

‘Innovation-led’ employment growth is the key focus of smart cities based strategic planning, however, there is limited consideration given to including affordable housing into the development of smart cities in Australia.

Closing the Gap

We welcome the inclusion of housing in the Agreement; that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people secure appropriate, affordable housing.

City of Stirling Homelessness Strategy

The Strategy was developed by a Homelessness Working Group and provides the framework for an effective and co-ordinated response with key service providers and government.

Strategic planning, ‘city deals’ and affordable housing

This research was conducted in response to concerns about the increasing economic inequity between metropolitan and regional Australia.

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.