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September 11, 2018

Staff member recognised for her outstanding achievement

Foundation Housing staff member Jo was recently recognised for her outstanding achievement in Community Housing at a national awards ceremony. Jo is responsible for the Managed Properties area of our operations which sees us managing homes for organisations like YMCA, Life without Barriers and NBY. She was also responsible for the successful roll out of […]

Staff member recognised for her outstanding achievement

September 11, 2018

Sprinkler watering days for Spring

Spring is finally here and that means the winter sprinkler ban has been lifted! It also means a new set of watering days for your property. These days are determined by the climatic conditions in the region you live in and whether or not you use scheme or bore water. Remember to only water once […]

Sprinkler watering days for Spring

September 11, 2018

Lawn maintenance during the upcoming fire season

This year’s wet winter combined with warmer spring weather means lawn, weeds and grass are growing quickly at the moment.  It’s important that lawn and grass is kept short before it dries out and becomes a fire hazard.  In hot, dry and windy weather, fires can easily start, spread and cause damage. One common fire […]

Lawn maintenance during the upcoming fire season

September 11, 2018

Raise the rate on Newstart

Are you a recipient of Newstart or the Youth Allowance? If so, you may want to read on. The Raise the Rate campaign is currently raising support to increase Newstart and the Youth Allowance by $75 per week. The average Newstart recipient lives on just $39 per day and it is a struggle every day […]

Raise the rate on Newstart

September 11, 2018

Prepay your rent to save during Christmas and holidays

Did you know you can prepay your rent ahead of periods where you may be away or during expensive times like Christmas? Speak with your housing coordinator and they can set up a payment plan in which you can pay the rent for a selected period, ahead of time. You can either pay a lump […]

Prepay your rent to save during Christmas and holidays

August 23, 2018

Changes achieving better outcomes for lodging residents

Some significant changes in how Foundation Housing assesses individuals applying to live in its lodging accommodation is starting to bring about better outcomes for the organisation and its lodging residents. At the heart of the change is a new requirement that people living with issues such mental illness or substance addiction have an agency support […]

Changes achieving better outcomes for lodging residents

August 22, 2018

Key worker properties available in South Hedland

As the only community housing provider in the Pilbara region, Foundation Housing continues to offer a range of quality affordable properties to key workers in South Hedland. Foundation Housing originally established a presence in the Pilbara in 2012 to help address chronic housing shortages during the resources boom which was having a significant impact on […]

Key worker properties available in South Hedland

August 22, 2018

2018 Foyer Foundation Annual Conference

Foundation Housing is part of a consortium that manages the Foyer Oxford, a cutting edge youth housing service located on Oxford Street in Leederville. The Foyer Oxford is hosting a three-day annual conference in Perth, WA on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th September which will feature a range of speakers discussing issues concerning the Australian […]

2018 Foyer Foundation Annual Conference

August 22, 2018

Foundation Housing hosts Couch Conversations event to end homelessness

Foundation Housing hosted one of several Couch Conversations across Perth to enable people to gain a deeper understanding of homelessness. This was part of a series of events for Homelessness Week to raise awareness for people who are sleeping rough every night. The theme for this year was “There’s always something you can do.” Couch […]

Foundation Housing hosts Couch Conversations event to end homelessness

August 1, 2018

Everybody’s Home campaign meeting with Patrick Gorman

Our CEO Kathleen Gregory met with Labor candidate Patrick Gorman for Perth in June ahead of the by-election to talk to him about the Everybody’s Home campaign. The campaign is aimed at ensuring every Australian can rent or buy their own home and that no one ends up homeless due to shortages in secure, social […]

Everybody’s Home campaign meeting with Patrick Gorman

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