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Housing Solutions Summit

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 […]

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.

Minister Talks

Shelter WA used this opportunity to press the case for lazy land to be identified so it can be leased to the non-profit/community housing sector to drive rapid investment into construction.

Eviction Emergency – Emergency Budget needed

146 tenancy hearings in three days, thousands of families facing homelessness as winter approaches an Emergency Budget is needed.

CEO’s call for emergency response to housing crisis in Open Letter to Premier

CEOs from organisations providing emergency relief funding, support to renters in the private rental market, and peak bodies have established a Housing Emergency Response group to identify and drive immediate solutions in partnership with government to mitigate the impact and harm of the housing crisis.

Communiqué: Housing Emergency Response Group

Communique: Housing Emergency Response Group

Stretched services bracing for impact with the ending of the rental moratorium

Shelter WA congratulates Minister John Carey MLA on his appointment, and we look forward to working closely with him.

New Ministry, welcome John Carey MLA as Minister for Housing

Shelter WA congratulates Minister John Carey MLA on his appointment, and we look forward to working closely with him.

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.

Election Scorecard – Why was housing missed on the hustings?

The election scorecard has been released the day after Housing Minister Peter Tinley AM MLA denied Western Australia is experiencing a housing crisis.

Unlock Housing Partners

Shelter WA developed the Unlock Housing campaign, in partnership with the sector, industry and people with lived experience of homelessness, with three core priorities.

Moratorium Working Group

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.

Share Your Success

The Unlock Housing Campaign is keen to share great examples of how partnerships can deliver new and social affordable housing options.

UNLOCK HOUSING – To address the WA Housing Crisis

Unlock housing. Service providers are being swamped by people who are sleeping rough pleading for accommodation.

New report shows community supports action to end homelessness

A newly released survey Research Report on Community Views on Homelessness Perth, Western Australia  commissioned by The WA Alliance to End Homelessness in partnership with Shelter WA show people have increasing levels of compassion for those experiencing homelessness and want more action to address the issue.