Unlock housing. Service providers are being swamped by people who are sleeping rough pleading for accommodation.
Skyrocketing rents, a tightening of the rental market and widespread job losses has increased the urgent need for more social housing in Western Australia.
This Homelessness Week, Shelter WA CEO Michelle Mackenzie warns that Western Australia needs to be prepared for a second wave of homelessness due to the impact of COVID
This Homelessness Week, Shelter WA CEO Michelle Mackenzie called is calling on the West Australian and Commonwealth Governments to match the efforts of leaders in Victoria and NSW to find immediate accommodation, service supports and pathways to permanent housing for people forced to live on the streets.
Shelter WA welcomes today’s investment of $319M into social housing to build Western Australia’s economic and social recovery. This is a win-win, providing much needed jobs, housing and delivering enduring value for the people of Western Australia.