Many people, already doing it tough with insecure or no housing, are being hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the homelessness and housing services that support them.
Our submission was developed and informed by wide-ranging stakeholder input from across the state and puts forward a critical pathway of reform to ensure everyone has a place to call home.
First increase to income eligibility limits for social housing since 2006.
New research from AHURI provides a national evidence-base on pathways into, within, and out of social housing tenancies.
Shelter WA went to advocate for increased investment in social and affordable housing and homelessness services, with a particular focus on the Aboriginal community housing sector.
A guide to the priority infrastructure investments they believe Australia needs to secure a sustainable and prosperous future.
The first of several information sessions about the WA Impact Fund has been held.
Study shows that the private rental market in Australia is unaffordable and inaccessible for low-income households.
Annual Report provides information on the equity, effectiveness and efficiency of government services.
Shelter WA has written to the Premier and met with staff at the Departments of Communities and Premier and Cabinet to better understand the impact of the proposed changes.
Home Hub, Australia’s first social and affordable housing advertising service has launched in Perth.
The Hon Julie Collins MP, Shadow Minister for Ageing and Seniors and Shadow Minister for Women met with Shelter WA staff to discuss housing issues facing older Australians and women in Western Australia.
The GDP figures released today further the strong case for increasing Newstart and investing in social housing in order to stimulate the economy, while acting on poverty and homelessness.“The Government can effectively work to boost the flagging economy by acting on poverty and homelessness,” ACOSS Director of Policy Jacqueline Phillips said.“An increase to Newstart would […]
In 2018 most tenants in social housing were satisfied with services from their housing provider. Nearly all tenants cited feeling more settled and being able to manage their rent better as benefits of living in social housing. Australia-wide, satisfaction is high (3 in 4 tenants are satisfied), but there are differences between housing programs and […]
This research investigated various business case frameworks for funding social housing as infrastructure, including using cost-benefit analysis (CBA) and other alternatives, in order to develop stronger analytical methodologies. Learn more here
The project was commissioned by Community Housing Industry Association NSW (CHIA NSW) and Homelessness NSW, and aimed to estimate the costs of delivering new supply of social and affordable housing based on needs estimates developed in AHURI research for social housing, and extended in this project to estimate needs for affordable housing. This research focused […]