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August 7, 2019

Homelessness Week event provides worldly insights to WA sector

Foundation Housing marked the beginning of Homelessness Week 2019 by partnering with Shelter WA to host Bob Jordan, National Director for the Housing First program in Ireland, for a special presentation Over 30 community housing sector stakeholders attended,  eager to hear about the challenges of social and community housing and the lessons learnt across Europe […]

Homelessness Week event provides worldly insights to WA sector

August 7, 2019

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week (7 – 14 July) was the perfect time to launch our Reconciliation Action Plan which represents Foundation Housing’s commitment to taking both symbolic and practical steps towards ensuring that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have the same access to opportunities available to all Australians. During the week we took part in three […]

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

July 30, 2019

Disability and housing advocacy project

Foundation Housing and Carers WA are undertaking an advocacy project called Accessing a Home. The project aims to identify and address barriers people with disability face when seeking adequate, accessible, affordable and safe homes. The project aims to consult with people with disability and their families and carers to determine and detail their experiences of […]

Disability and housing advocacy project

July 10, 2019

Our new CEO is announced

Foundation Housing’s Board of Directors has announced that the organisation’s Chief Operating Officer, Chris Smith, will succeed Kathleen Gregory AM as its CEO following her retirement in September. Chris has worked at Foundation Housing since 2014 across a wide range of areas that include development and acquisition, joint-venture projects, commercial management, external client management services […]

Our new CEO is announced

May 22, 2019

We’re launching our Reconciliation Action Plan

Foundation Housing will launch its first Reconciliation Action Plan during National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June). CEO Kathleen Gregory says the plan was developed out of a desire to acknowledge the Foundation Housing’s commitment to Aboriginal reconciliation. “Through the implementation of this Reflect RAP, we’re embarking on a journey that will see our […]

We’re launching our Reconciliation Action Plan

May 16, 2019

Staff member wins sector award

The manager of our Hampton Road lodging house, Julia MacDonald, has been announced as the joint 2019 WA Winner of the Inspirational Team Member in the Australasian Housing Institute’s Professional Excellence in Housing Awards. Julia’s colleagues find her an inspiring co-worker because of her long abiding and passionate commitment to the men and women Foundation […]

Staff member wins sector award

May 16, 2019

Shelter WA and Foundation Housing to co-host Broome housing forum

We’ve joined forces with peak housing group, Shelter WA, to host a community forum in Broome about affordable housing in the town on 29 May.  Foundation Housing’s CEO Kathleen Gregory and CEO of Shelter WA, Michelle Mackenzie will lead a conversation with local service providers about what housing strategies have worked well in the town […]

Shelter WA and Foundation Housing to co-host Broome housing forum

February 27, 2019

New Broome team making positive changes

Foundation Housing’s new team at its Frederick Street Lodge is bringing about positive improvements at the complex with rooms nearly full and residents thriving. Housing Coordinators Tammy and Josie have been in their roles for several months, with caretaker Katie joining earlier this year.  All three have been working hard to make Frederick St a […]

New Broome team making positive changes

February 21, 2019

We’re proud to sponsor Tenancy WA conference

Foundation Housing has been announced as a major sponsor of the 2019 WA Tenancy Conference, a two day event exploring issues around housing, tenancy and law reform. As the state’s largest landlord after the Department of Communities, the community housing provider is eager to support initiatives that benefit renters. This year the conference will examine […]

We’re proud to sponsor Tenancy WA conference

December 19, 2018

Foundation Housing welcomes ALP Affordable Rental Housing Proposal

Foundation Housing believes the Labor Party’s election commitment to address affordable rental supply through subsidies for developers is a game changer for the community housing sector. Next year’s election still has to be fought but Foundation Housing is hugely excited by the opportunities that yesterday’s announcement presents. The organisation’s CEO Kathleen Gregory says, “For the […]

Foundation Housing welcomes ALP Affordable Rental Housing Proposal

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