If this payment does not continue, there will be a loss of $8M per year to homelessness services across Western Australia.
Everybody’s Home and Homelessness Australia have had heatmaps produced that show by state and federal electorate how many people are homeless and how much social housing is needed.
Two Western Australian Labor MP’s have signed the pledge to support more social housing to create jobs and help end homelessness.
New data shows that the number of people without a home in Western Australia, and the social housing needed to end homelessness, is an issue that spreads throughout the state across all metropolitan and rural federal electorates.
National housing and homelessness leaders have called for an immediate employment-boosting investment to expand Australia’s social housing by 30,000 homes as the country experiences a wave of job losses due to COVID-19.