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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.

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.