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August 2017

August 30, 2017

Large family gets “brushed with kindness”

We were happy to connect Habitat for Humanity volunteers taking part in the Brush with Kindness program to a family of 12 living in one of our homes recently to help them rejuvenate their home. Brush with Kindness is a home beautification program which sees teams of volunteers undertake landscaping and minor improvements to homes […]

Large family gets “brushed with kindness”

August 30, 2017

SHIP Program delivers 11 new social housing homes

Foundation Housing, the Department of Communities and builder Megara recently completed a development project that demonstrates how innovative partnerships between government and Community Housing can result in a multitude of benefits for all parties. In May 2015 Foundation Housing responded to the State Government’s call for projects that would increase social housing stock by 1000 […]

SHIP Program delivers 11 new social housing homes

August 29, 2017

Calls for the expansion of supply of affordable rental housing

Foundation Housing CEO, Kathleen Gregory was invited to speak at a Committee for Economic Development of Australia conference that coincided with its major new report on Housing in Australia. Kathleen’s presentation focused on the difficulties being faced by low income groups, particularly low income renters, and argued that housing policy needs to focus on increasing […]

Calls for the expansion of supply of affordable rental housing

August 1, 2017

Giving everyone a chance to be seen during Homelessness Week

To mark Homelessness Week (Aug 7-13)  Foundation Housing gave some residents of our Hampton Road Lodging House the opportunity to have a portrait taken of themselves by a professional photographer and receive a framed print from the session. Photo portraits are a traditional way of recording a person’s unique identity, and displaying a photo of […]

Giving everyone a chance to be seen during Homelessness Week