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SHERP Grant Program enquiries

Clarifications has been provided for several enquiries received through the Department of Communities SHERP Grant mailbox.

Apply now to help the state’s most vulnerable

The Department’s $92.8 million Social Housing Economic Recovery Package Grants Program is now open, and providers of social housing are encouraged to apply.

SHERP Grants Program goes live

The Social Housing Economic Recovery Package Grants Program is now live.

Ministerial Breakfast

In his opening remarks the minister recognised the work and advocacy of the sector particularly during January 2020 when there were “doom predictions” in relation to the total effect of COVID-19 on Western Australia.

Meeting with new Director General of Communities

The structure of the Housing and Assets Division is currently being finalised in consultation with staff.

SHERP implementation progresses

The Department advises that they have completed assessment of applications for the SHERP regional maintenance component and anticipates that letters will be distributed and grants awarded to successful applicants in late April/early May 2021.

Budget: High-Level Overview

Shelter WA has put together this High-Level overview of some of the housing and homelessness provisions in the WA 2020-21 Budget Papers.

Regional Recovery Plans

The McGowan Labor Government have announced recovery plans for a number of regional areas of Western Australia including the Kimberly, Gascoyne, Wheatbelt, Goldfields-Esperance, and Great Southern.

SHERP Briefing for Community Housing Providers

The Department of Communities (Communities) is responsible for delivering three streams of the SHERP, the Social Housing Economic Recovery Package.