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July 30, 2020

Orana partnership helps women and children escaping family and domestic violence

Foundation Housing has recently expanded its partnership with domestic violence support agency Orana House with the addition of another property to the organisation’s transitional housing accommodation program.  It takes the number of homes Orana has under management with Foundation Housing to three. The modern three-bed house is close to public transport, shops and schools and […]

Orana partnership helps women and children escaping family and domestic violence

May 28, 2020

Recipients of inaugural Kathleen Gregory Scholarship announced

Foundation Housing has marked National Reconciliation Week by awarding its inaugural Kathleen Gregory Scholarship to further the study goals of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tenants to two recipients. The number and quality of applications received for the initially single Kathleen Gregory Scholarship prompted Foundation Housing to award an additional scholarship to enable two equally […]

Recipients of inaugural Kathleen Gregory Scholarship announced

May 28, 2020

Meeting the challenges of providing community housing during COVID-19

Foundation Housing has adapted well to an operating environment radically altered by the coronavirus pandemic. Driven by the principle that the safety of staff and tenants is always the overarching priority, the organisation moved swiftly to ensure it could continue to deliver its services as normally as possible while eliminating all unnecessary physical contact between […]

Meeting the challenges of providing community housing during COVID-19

May 27, 2020

Mental Health Service accreditation achieved

Foundation Housing is proud to have recently achieved formal three year accreditation of the Mental Health Services Accreditation Program, against the National Standards for Mental Health Services. Foundation Housing manages around 30 properties for the Western Australian Mental Health Commission’s Independent Living Program, providing supports linked to housing for individuals with mental illness. Achieving accreditation […]

Mental Health Service accreditation achieved

May 27, 2020

Fremantle properties sought for 20 Lives 20 Homes project

Foundation Housing is continuing to recruit properties for the 20 Homes 20 Lives Fremantle pilot program which aims to assist people who have experienced long-term housing instability in the area.  One and two bedroom units in Fremantle and surrounding areas are needed to house people identified as in need by the program’s partners so that […]

Fremantle properties sought for 20 Lives 20 Homes project

May 21, 2020

The First Steps taken towards home ownership

A pilot program aiming to provide community housing tenants with a supported pathway of education and mentoring to assist  them move towards home ownership has made steady progress since it commenced in September last year. Known as first STEPS, the program recently celebrated the first pairing of a tenant participant with a volunteer mentor who […]

The First Steps taken towards home ownership

November 21, 2019

Growth opportunities set to arise from refinancing agreement

Foundation Housing has refinanced its $35million debt facility through the Federal Government’s National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation’s (NHFIC) second Social Bond issue. The more favourable lending conditions achieved under the agreement will generate savings that can be leveraged to increase the number of homes it can offer to people in need. The Federal Minister […]

Growth opportunities set to arise from refinancing agreement

November 21, 2019

Bold plan to house Freo’s homeless

Foundation Housing is part of a new initiative that aims to help some of Fremantle’s most vulnerable homeless people by housing them in properties sourced from the private rental market while they receive ongoing wrap around support from two other local agencies, St Patrick’s Community Care and Ruah Community Services. Like the successful 50 Lives […]

Bold plan to house Freo’s homeless

November 21, 2019

We’re now part of the St John First Responder community

Foundation Housing has installed lifesaving cardiac Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in 12 of its buildings in the Perth metro area, as well as at its premises in Fremantle and South Hedland. The AEDs are in keypad-locked cabinets on the external walls of offices and lodging houses where they are accessible to Foundation Housing residents and […]

We’re now part of the St John First Responder community

November 20, 2019

Partnership Profile: Homeless Healthcare

Our partnerships with organisations who help to support our residents and tenants are an integral part of delivering on our mission to make a difference to the lives of people in need.   One of these partners is Homeless Healthcare, a not for profit organisation that provides a weekly visiting GP service to the residents of […]

Partnership Profile: Homeless Healthcare

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