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March 2017

March 22, 2017

Getting support to deal with drug and alcohol use

Help is available if your life is affected by your own, or someone you love’s, drug and alcohol use.  The Palmerston Association is a local organisation with over 30 year’s experience in providing services to people whose lives are affected by drugs and alcohol.  Their services include individual counselling and rehabilitation programs, court diversion  programs […]

Getting support to deal with drug and alcohol use

March 22, 2017

Evidence of income essential for NRAS tenants

We’d like to remind tenants living in National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) properties that we need you provide evidence of your income annually, so please make sure you’re saving these documents. Every 12 months, you’ll need to give Foundation Housing written evidence of all household members’ gross income, such as payslips or PAYG summaries for […]

Evidence of income essential for NRAS tenants

March 16, 2017

Making managing arrears easier

We’re currently looking for feedback on how we can improve the way we work with tenants who are in rent arrears to help them pay their rent debt. Rents are our main source of income and they allow us to provide affordable housing to the many people who need our service, so it’s essential we […]

Making managing arrears easier

March 9, 2017

Neighbourhood Watch (and laugh and learn)

Foundation Housing hosted a “Get to know your neighbours”  event at its newest residential complex at 67 Bennett Street East Perth recently. Invitations were sent to everyone living in the building and also all of the surrounding neighbours of the inner city complex. Foundation Housing’s Deputy CEO Jennie Vartan said it provided a chance for […]

Neighbourhood Watch (and laugh and learn)

March 7, 2017

A better outlook for women at risk

Life looks a little brighter from the fourth floor – just ask Tanya. Tanya is one of the female residents in the Hampton Road lodging house at Freo. Until recently she shared a floor with 25 other women on level 2 of the building. It wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t secure – any of the […]

A better outlook for women at risk

March 2, 2017

Women now feel safer at Hampton Road

An ambitious, hands-on redevelopment project has created a secure, women-only floor within Foundation Housing’s Hampton Road lodging house. Previously the five-storey Fremantle building housed all female residents on level 2, which has only 26 rooms available and unrestricted access to anyone in the building. “We could see it was becoming a bit of a thoroughfare, […]

Women now feel safer at Hampton Road