Tag Archive for: Affordable Housing

Planning Reform Phase 2

The planning system plays a critical role in facilitating social and affordable housing and diverse and inclusive communities.

Life after Lockdown

This report analyses data and presents findings drawn from Anglicare’s own services, focusing on areas arising from COVID-19.

Housing Crisis in an Emergency

Years of under-investment into social housing has led to more than 16,000 households on the social housing waitlist with families waiting years for a home.

Affordable Housing Certificate

The Australian Taxation Office recently posted two new webpages relating to Capital Gains Tax for affordable housing with instructions to help Community Housing Providers complete the affordable housing certificate.

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.

Unlock Housing

The research found a distinct lack of transitional planning for young people leaving out-of-home care and that this exacerbates the fact that care leavers have few options.

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.