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August 8, 2019

WA Government needs to maximise stimulus opportunities

Amid months of negative economic data, the latest interest rate cuts and the clear suggestion that there are more to come, confirms that Australian policy makers are now focused on battling emerging recessionary pressures. One of the key drivers of the slowdown is the end of the housing construction boom and falling house prices. Both […]

WA Government needs to maximise stimulus opportunities

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 18, 2019

Need to borrow money to make a big purchase?

When you are on a low income it can be very hard to access credit from a bank to buy expensive but necessary items like whitegoods or a computer that will make a big difference to your quality of life. In these situations it can be tempting to turn to other sources of credit like […]

Need to borrow money to make a big purchase?

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

June 27, 2019

NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week celebrations will be held across Australia from 7 – 14 July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The theme this year is ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s work together for a shared future.’ NAIDOC Week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities […]

NAIDOC Week

June 27, 2019

Keeping you safe in your home

 It’s important that everyone feels safe in their home. If you ever feel unsafe, please contact your housing coordinator and the appropriate support agencies immediately. If you are a tenant who is dealing with a family or domestic violence situation you now have new options under the Residential Tenancies Act to managing your tenancy […]

Keeping you safe in your home

June 27, 2019

Are you interested in studying at university?

Foundation Housing are continuing to work with Catalyst Clemente to provide tenants with the opportunity to take part in a free university course. Catalyst Clemente is an education program delivered by Edith Cowan University that teaches university courses in the arts and humanities in a community setting.  It’s designed for people who haven’t had the […]

Are you interested in studying at university?

June 27, 2019

Engaging with our community

We are always trying to improve the way we connect our tenants to their community. Neal Bodel has recently joined Foundation Housing as the Community Engagement Coordinator. Neal has a 25 year history in the community sector and over this time has worked with over 4,000 individuals. Neal has a passion for working with culturally […]

Engaging with our community

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