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August 30, 2017

SHIP Program delivers 11 new social housing homes

Foundation Housing, the Department of Communities and builder Megara recently completed a development project that demonstrates how innovative partnerships between government and Community Housing can result in a multitude of benefits for all parties. In May 2015 Foundation Housing responded to the State Government’s call for projects that would increase social housing stock by 1000 […]

SHIP Program delivers 11 new social housing homes

August 29, 2017

Calls for the expansion of supply of affordable rental housing

Foundation Housing CEO, Kathleen Gregory was invited to speak at a Committee for Economic Development of Australia conference that coincided with its major new report on Housing in Australia. Kathleen’s presentation focused on the difficulties being faced by low income groups, particularly low income renters, and argued that housing policy needs to focus on increasing […]

Calls for the expansion of supply of affordable rental housing

August 1, 2017

Giving everyone a chance to be seen during Homelessness Week

To mark Homelessness Week (Aug 7-13)  Foundation Housing gave some residents of our Hampton Road Lodging House the opportunity to have a portrait taken of themselves by a professional photographer and receive a framed print from the session. Photo portraits are a traditional way of recording a person’s unique identity, and displaying a photo of […]

Giving everyone a chance to be seen during Homelessness Week

July 27, 2017

Collaboration the key for impact

Crystal clear communication and a shared agreement about the desired outcomes are two key elements of a successful collaboration, according to our speakers at our recent seminar  “Are you partner ready? Collaborating in the not for profit sector”. Representatives from the community housing, social services and health sectors came together recently at in the Community […]

Collaboration the key for impact

July 27, 2017

Michelle’s cooking up a brighter future

You never know when life’s about to open a new door. At 42 years of age, Hampton Road lodging resident Michelle had almost given up on her dream of becoming a chef. She’d started a cookery class a few years ago but found the experience very impersonal and unwelcoming. “I felt like a number and […]

Michelle’s cooking up a brighter future

July 20, 2017

Change to emergency maintenance line

From Tuesday 1 August 2017 Foundation Housing will no longer provide an after-hours emergency property maintenance service. You can still report and request repairs during office hours on our 1300 895 205 number.  When you call during office hours our friendly staff will be available to discuss your maintenance issue with you and take appropriate […]

Change to emergency maintenance line

July 5, 2017

What’s cooking in the Hampton Road kitchen?

Residents of Foundation Housing’s largest lodging house now have access to on-site cookery classes in the Hampton Road kitchen that can equip them with new life skills and fresh job opportunities. An exciting new partnership has seen Empyrean Education Institute – a Fremantle-based registered training provider – lease Hampton Road’s commercial kitchen to deliver formal […]

What’s cooking in the Hampton Road kitchen?

June 27, 2017

Statement regarding Foyer Oxford

The Minister for Housing, Hon Peter Tinley, MLA, made a statement on the 27 June regarding the cladding at Foyer Oxford. Foundation Housing leases Foyer Oxford in Leederville from the Housing Authority and is responsible for the property management of the four storey, 98 room facility. Foundation Housing takes very seriously the safety of its […]

Statement regarding Foyer Oxford

June 22, 2017

Sustaining tenancies that are failing makes good sense

The waiting list for social and community housing properties in Western Australia currently has around 20,000 names on it and it will take someone at the bottom of that list about 8 years to be offered a house by the Housing Authority or a community housing organisation such as Foundation Housing.  Clearly there are many […]

Sustaining tenancies that are failing makes good sense

June 1, 2017

Making sure you can always get through to us

As a tenant, your first point of contact with Foundation Housing is your Housing Coordinator unless you need to report a maintenance issue.  You can contact your Housing Coordinator on their landline, mobile number or email. However, if you can’t get through to your own Housing Coordinator and you need to talk to someone straight […]

Making sure you can always get through to us

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