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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

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

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

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