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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.

SHELTER WA STATEMENT: COVID-19. 20 March 2020

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.