This year has been particularly devastating for the jobs market. The COVID-19 pandemic and the economic shutdowns required to manage community transmission have resulted in a steep rise in unemployment and underemployment.
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.
It is expected there will be a slow increase in the number of dwelling commencements over 2020-21 and 2021-22.
Housing Industry Forecast Group (HIFG) provides a forecast of dwelling commencements and residential lot availability for WA to assist government and industry in their forward planning. This report covers the period 2019-20 to 2021-22. 15,500 dwelling are forecast to be constructed in 2019-20 (same level as 2018-19). Low level of population growth, combined with high […]
The additional 10% CGT discount will be available to private investors who offer affordable housing to an individual tenant through a community housing provider.
This report by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre focuses on housing affordability, one of the most important economic and social issues facing Western Australia, and indeed the country. This twelfth report in BCEC’s Focus on WA series builds on the Centre’s earlier reports into Housing Affordability, and includes new analysis of the latest trends in housing affordability since the release of […]