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  • Shelter WA to provide services to support Affordable Housing Strategy

    Shelter WA to provide services to support Affordable Housing Strategy

    Not-for-profit body Shelter WA has been appointed to provide a strong single voice on the critical issue of affordable housing and represent the housing needs of low-to-moderate income earners.

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  • Government to assess public housing rents more equitably

    Government to assess public housing rents more equitably

    The Department of Housing has recently changed the way it will assess household income to ensure a more even method of rent calculation for all public-housing tenants.

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  • Housing honours Indigenous Servicemen and women during NAIDOC 2014

    Housing honours Indigenous Servicemen and women during NAIDOC 2014

    In 2014, NAIDOC Week honours all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who fought in defence of country. The Housing Opening Ceremony began with a flag-raising ceremony and a Welcome to Country performed by Dr Richard Walley.

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  • New housing options available in key Pilbara centre

    New housing options available in key Pilbara centre

    Service workers in Newman are set to benefit from more rental options, with tenancy applications open today for 10 new affordable homes.

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  • Department wins at the IPAA(WA) Awards

    Department wins at the IPAA(WA) Awards

    The Department of Housing wins two awards at the 2014 Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) WA’s Achievement Awards.

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  • 1,200 lots to lift Perth's affordable land supply

    1,200 lots to lift Perth's affordable land supply

    Peet Ltd and ABN Group will develop more than 600 lots in Midvale, close to the Midland town centre. Stockland’s project will produce 570 lots at Brabham, east of Whiteman Park, next door to its Whiteman Edge development.

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  • Bond loans boost to benefit Port Hedland workers

    Bond loans boost to benefit Port Hedland workers

    Housing Minister Bill Marmion said eligible tenants for Port Hedland’s Osprey Village could receive up to $4,500.

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  • WA continues to lead the nation on remote housing delivery

    WA continues to lead the nation on remote housing delivery

    Western Australia continues to lead the country on goals set under the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing (NPARIH) program, exceeding targets for the fifth consecutive year.

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  • YMCA Perth to manage Mirnutharntu Maya South Hedland

    YMCA Perth to manage Mirnutharntu Maya South Hedland

    YMCA Perth has been appointed to manage the $18 million Mirnutharntu Maya South Hedland employment related accommodation facility.

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  • Strong partnerships pay off for people with disabilities

    Strong partnerships pay off for people with disabilities

    A review has found that an initiative to transition people with high support needs from unsuitable care settings to long term rentals is attracting positive comments from tenants and exceeding targets set for the Department of Housing by government.

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