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Social Housing (Band A)

This is allocated via the Housing Authority and applicants must have completed a Housing Authority application form and be on their waitlist. Further details and the form are available from the Housing Authority’s website here.  Foundation Housing allocates homes to people at or near the top of the joint waitlist, as per rules set by the Housing Authority.

Rent levels for these properties are set according to a household’s income. Social housing rents can not exceed 25% of household income.

Social housing is available to people whose income and asset holdings meet certain criteria as set by the Housing Authority. Currently, the annual income eligibility limit for a single person is $22,420. Details of income eligibility for different household sizes are shown here in Table 2.

Applicants must also meet the assets test and not hold assets over a certain amount. The current asset limits are shown here in Table 4.

Affordable Housing (Band B)

This is also allocated from the Housing Authority’s waitlist and applicants must have completed a Housing Authority application form and be on their waitlist. Further details and the form are available from the Housing Authority’s website here. Foundation Housing allocates homes to people at or near the top of the waitlist in accordance with Housing Authority rules.

Rent levels for these properties can not exceed 75% of market rent or 30% of a household’s income, whichever is lower.

Affordable housing is available to people whose income and asset holdings meet certain criteria as set by the Housing Authority. Currently, the annual income eligibility limit for a single person is $48,527. Details of income eligibility for different household sizes are shown in the Table 3 here.

Affordable Housing at Bennett Street, East Perth

Foundation Housing is currently developing a residential complex in Bennett Street, East Perth that will have a number of one-bedroom apartments.  This is due for completion in June 2016. We are currently accepting expressions of interest from people interested in living at Bennett Street who may over-income for the Department of Housing criteria but within the income limits for community housing.

– Single applicants can currently earn between $22,432 – $48,527 per year
– Couple applicants can currently earn between $30,257 – $67,091 per year

When complete, a small allocation will be available to eligible people who have registered their interest.  If you would like to express your interest to be considered for these apartments, please contact leah@foundationhousing.org.au

Lodging Accommodation

This is allocated directly by Foundation Housing.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Have a regular source of income eg – wages, Centrelink payments
  • Meet community housing income and assets eligibility criteria as per Table 4 here.
  • Hold Australian citizenship or have permanent residency status
  • Not own property
  • Reside in WA at the time of application and allocation
  • Be able to live independently, with external support if needed
  • Be willing and able to engage in external support services if required to meet resident responsibilities
  • Be aged 24 years or over
  • Accept and abide by the terms of the Licence to Occupy including House Rules
  • Be willing and able to live communally

Foyer Oxford

Foyer Oxford provides young people with fully self-contained transitional housing for up to two years, combined with personalised social supports and opportunities to access employment, education and training. The Foyer can house up to 98 young people between the ages of 16 and 25, including 24 young parents and their children.

There is a selection process that young people need to work through in order to secure a place, with criteria including a commitment to making Foyer an aspirational and supportive environment for all and to engage in work and study. 

Further details are available at www.oxfordfoyer.com.au or phone Foyer Oxford on 1800 185 685.

 

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