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April 16, 2019

Public holiday closing dates

Our offices will be closed over Easter and on Anzac Day Friday 19 April Saturday  20 April Sunday 21 April Monday 22 April Anzac Day 25 April   From 4.00pm on Thursday 18 April until 8.30am Tuesday 23 April, ASAP Asset Management will be managing our emergency maintenance. Tenants should report urgent maintenance issues directly […]

Public holiday closing dates

April 16, 2019

Stating our case ahead of the federal election

The upcoming Federal Election has prompted us to speak up about what we think needs to be done by government to improve housing affordability and supply in Australia. We’ve gone on the record to say we think the recent Federal budget was a missed opportunity to address the affordable housing challenge because the research tells […]

Stating our case ahead of the federal election

April 16, 2019

We’re launching our Reconciliation Action Plan

We are proudly launching our first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) during National Reconciliation Week. Our Reflect RAP is a symbol of our commitment to grow understanding and respect of Aboriginal culture and create more opportunities to work together with our tenants and the broader Aboriginal community. To celebrate the launch of our RAP we’d like […]

We’re launching our Reconciliation Action Plan

April 11, 2019

Good policy ensures that everyone has a place to call home

This article originally appeared in The West Australian on 11 April 2019. What ought to be the purpose of housing policy in Australia and its citizens? What outcome exactly is it trying to achieve? Let’s start with the basics. Australia’s housing system is essentially a private market place of buyers and sellers. On the supply […]

Good policy ensures that everyone has a place to call home

April 10, 2019

Don’t let your money go down the drain! Report water leaks

Recently one of our tenants was shocked to receive a much higher water bill than normal and had to negotiate a repayment plan with Water Corp.  The cause of the extra water usage was a faulty valve in the toilet cistern, which meant water was slowly, but constantly, being refilled 24 hours a day.    Over […]

Don’t let your money go down the drain!  Report water leaks

April 9, 2019

Federal Budget a missed opportunity to address affordable housing challenge

“The Federal Government’s 2019-2020 budget offered little to those wishing to tackle Australia’s social and affordable housing challenge” according to Kathleen Gregory, Foundation Housing, Chief Executive Officer. “The Coalition Government deserves great credit for the successful establishment of the National Housing Finance Corporation. The credit facility it provides to community housing providers will enhance our […]

Federal Budget a missed opportunity to address affordable housing challenge

March 20, 2019

Verge collection treasure or bed bug hotel?

While it’s generally accepted that it’s fine to claim another man’s verge collection trash as your treasure, be careful you don’t bring home an unwanted house guest with your find. Some items, especially soft furniture and rugs, can be to home nasties like bed bugs.  Bed bugs are very, very difficult to eradicate once they […]

Verge collection treasure or bed bug hotel?

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

January 23, 2019

The cost of cancer

Cancer diagnosis and treatment can leave even public health patients with considerable out of pocket expenses.  If you’re on a tight budget to begin with, financial stress can be another unfortunate ‘side effect’ of your illness. Health Consumers’ Council – WA and Cancer Council Western Australia have created a survey to find out if people […]

The cost of cancer

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