Since the ending of the rental moratorium in March this year Shelter WA, in partnership with our members and key partners, continues to take the pulse of the number of people seeking housing assistance across the community sector. The first update was given at the Rental Roundtable held a month on from the ending of […]
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This report analyses data and presents findings drawn from Anglicare’s own services, focusing on areas arising from COVID-19.
An ecological approach to realising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians’ aspirations for a high standard of health and housing, and of personal and collective wealth.
The WA government has announced that the $22M of unspent funds remaining in Residential Relief Grants Scheme will be re-purposed to provide landlords with direct one-off payments equivalent to 75 per cent of the accrued rent arrears incurred during the emergency period, up to a maximum of $4,000.
The State Emergency Relief Committee requested that WACOSS convene a group to provide support to providers as they navigate people in the lead up to the ending of the emergency period.
With the end of the looming moratorium we need a commitment from government to support people to stay in their homes.
Commitment needed to spot purchasing at least 2,000 homes for rent over the next four years.
Shelter WA attended the State Recovery Advisory Group meeting which refreshed collective understanding of the impacts of COVID-19 and how these will continue to evolve into 2021.
This letter appeared in The West Australian on Thursday, 5 November. It is written by Michelle Mackenzie, the CEO of Shelter WA.