Tag Archive for: Rentals

Inaugural State Infrastructure Strategy tabled in parliament

Foundations for a Stronger Tomorrow will provide a long-term infrastructure outlook from which government and the private sector can plan and work for decades to come.

Industry scare tactics branded unhelpful as WA government considers rental reforms

These claims are ridiculous, but our worry is they’re unnecessarily scaring the community.

Go for Gold in legacy for Brisbane 2032

The report calls for a shift away from crisis responses towards deeper, structural change.

Rental Affordability Survey

Sharing personal experiences assists Anglicare WA to make the case for change.

Building Tenancy Skills

We will work alongside people with disability and relevant advocacy, financial counselling, disability, consumer protection, community legal, housing and housing support providers to develop skills and resources to help prevent evictions and reduce the risk of homelessness for people with disability

Building Tenancy Skills

We will work alongside people with disability and relevant advocacy, financial counselling, disability, consumer protection, community legal, housing and housing support providers to develop skills and resources to help prevent evictions and reduce the risk of homelessness for people with disability

Delivering More Affordable Housing: An Innovative Solution

Financial modelling shows how different combinations of federal, state and private sector support – and tenure mix and geographic location – can narrow the funding gap for community housing.

Company homes ease affordable rental shortage

In partnership with Rio Tinto and Woodside the City of Karratha worked to understand what housing and accommodation was vacant.

Government owned land and buildings

Peak housing and homelessness body Shelter WA has identified thirty government owned land and buildings for sale that could be used towards helping solve the affordable housing shortage.

The impact of rental moratorium lifting

The number of people seeking assistance and advice on significant debt they now find themselves in, as a result of the rent increases seen since the moratorium lifting, is of immense concern.

Rental Crisis – A Local Government Response

Shelter WA congratulates the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River for their proactive approach to addressing rental affordability issues.

Residential Relief Grants Scheme Changes

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.

State Recovery Advisory Group

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.

Wave of Homelessness

This letter appeared in The West Australian on Thursday, 5 November. It is written by Michelle Mackenzie, the CEO of Shelter WA.

Affordable housing in innovation-led employment strategies

‘Innovation-led’ employment growth is the key focus of smart cities based strategic planning, however, there is limited consideration given to including affordable housing into the development of smart cities in Australia.

Rental properties in Fremantle sought

One and two bedroom units are needed for the program which aims to house people in need from the area so they can be supported to stabilise their lives.