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  • Building Condition Assessment Program commences

    Building Condition Assessment Program commences

    Over the next four years a $12.8 million Building Condition Assessment (BCA) program will be undertaken by the Department of Communities to identify property maintenance requirements in a number of our ageing residential buildings.

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  • Modular build tender opportunities

    Modular build tender opportunities

    ​The Department of Communities is seeking registered builders to construct or design and construct modular or other pre-fabricated housing across the state.

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  • Clients better informed about housing options

    Clients better informed about housing options

    The Department of Communities has introduced a new Housing Options Assessment for clients seeking housing assistance.

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  • Land development projects transferred to DevelopmentWA

    Land development projects transferred to DevelopmentWA

    As part of a State Government initiative to streamline government land development activities, several land development projects were transferred from the Department of Communities to DevelopmentWA.

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  • Grants available to community housing providers

    Grants available to community housing providers

    The COVID-19 Community Housing Rent Relief Grant is now available.

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  • $444m housing recovery package supports workers, regions and industry

    $444m housing recovery package supports workers, regions and industry

    The Western Australian Government has announced a housing stimulus package with an estimated value of approximately $444 million to aid the state’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Bayswater and Maylands housing projects boost METRONET vision

    Bayswater and Maylands housing projects boost METRONET vision

    Two projects providing more than 30 new homes close to public transport in Maylands and Bayswater are now complete.

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  • Construction well underway on Beeliar apartments

    Construction well underway on Beeliar apartments

    Construction is well underway on a new two-level apartment complex in Beeliar that will deliver high-quality, affordable and accessible housing within the City of Cockburn.

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  • Communities awarded for excellence in the development industry

    Communities awarded for excellence in the development industry

    There were plenty of proud moments at the 2019 Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) WA Awards for Excellence on Saturday night, with the Department of Communities taking out four wins.

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  • New co-ownership scheme offers Manjimup seniors housing choices

    New co-ownership scheme offers Manjimup seniors housing choices

    Construction has begun on Manjimup's long-awaited Cherry Glades estate that will deliver affordable housing including a unique co-ownership scheme for eligible seniors in the South West Region.

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