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Housing Key Workers

The report finds that key workers are more likely than the labour force generally to reside in outer suburbs and satellite cities and to commute more than 30kms to work.

Trajectories, a collaborative research project from Mind Australia and AHURI

Trajectories, a collaborative research project between Mind Australia and the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute found that housing insecurity is associated with poor mental health and increased suicide risk.

Stretched services bracing for impact with the ending of the rental moratorium

Shelter WA congratulates Minister John Carey MLA on his appointment, and we look forward to working closely with him.

New Ministry, welcome John Carey MLA as Minister for Housing

Shelter WA congratulates Minister John Carey MLA on his appointment, and we look forward to working closely with him.

Royal Commission

The Royal Commission found many people who come from diverse backgrounds and have had varied life experiences have problems accessing aged care services including people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

New report finds housing stress in WA’s regions at unprecedented levels

Peak housing and homelessness body Shelter WA has released new data finding homelessness, and rental stress in WA’s regions at record levels.

We’re invisible, silent and usually well behaved – Happy International Women’s Day

Liz Lennon on why many of her tribe spend up to 65 per cent of their weekly low-income on private rental and are terrified of being evicted or rent hikes.

Spot purchasing urged as solution to “homelessness tsunami” expected when eviction moratorium lifts

Commitment needed to spot purchasing at least 2,000 homes for rent over the next four years.

Labor plans increase in WA jobs – missed opportunity to drive economic and social growth

Whilst it’s positive to see the acknowledgment of the regional pressures, this package does nothing to address the social and affordable housing issues across the metropolitan area, including the supply of affordable rental homes for key workers.

Liberal Party’s Social Housing commitment is smart, strategic and reflects community expectations

Shelter WA applauds the Liberal Party’s commitment to boost social housing by 4,600 homes over five years in partnership with the community housing sector.

Housing and Homelessness Centre of Excellence

Housing and Homelessness Centre of Excellence

National Housing and Homelessness Agreement

The Community Affairs Legislation Committee estimate hearings heard from Senator the Hon Anne Ruston, Social Services Minister on homelessness and affordable housing.

Victoria’s $5.3 billion Big Housing Build

$5.3 billion to construct more than 12,000 new homes throughout metro and regional Victoria over the next four years.

Lived Experience Engagement Framework

Seeking feedback on aspects of the ‘Lived Experience Engagement Framework’ prototype.

Housing Industry Forecasting Group

The latest forecasting from the Housing Industry Forecasting Group has been announced, with an expected 14,500 dwellings commencements in 2019 – 2020.

The uneven distribution of housing supply

This AHURI report explains the variations in local rates of housing production between 2006 and 2016 by examining the quantity, composition and distribution of new housing supply across Australia.