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March 21, 2018

Change to notice period for rent increases

We are changing the amount of notice we provide for rent increases so this means your next rent increase will start at least 28 days after we review your rent. The previous period was 60 days. Your rent will still decrease from your next rent charge if your income has decreased. What is changing? Your […]

Change to notice period for rent increases

March 20, 2018

Electrical safety checks

In 2016 an Electrical Safety Device program was commenced to ensure that all of the properties we own or manage are compliant with safety regulations. The program has seen licensed electricians inspecting properties and conducting any remediation that may have been needed. The inspections have checked that; Lighting and power outlet circuits are protected by […]

Electrical safety checks

March 20, 2018

Everybody needs good neighbours

Neighbour Day (Sunday 25 March) is Australia’s annual celebration of community.  It helps us to build better relationships with the people who live around us, especially the elderly and vulnerable. Neighbours are important because good relationships with others can transform communities. Social connection also makes us feel better as it helps prevent loneliness, isolation and […]

Everybody needs good neighbours

March 20, 2018

A word on water bills

Most of our tenants are billed directly by The Water Corporporation for the water they use in their home and it’s their responsibility to pay these bills. Unpaid water bills can put your tenancy at risk because Watercorp passes the cost onto Foundation Housing as your landlord. This can result in you incurring a tenant […]

A word on water bills

March 20, 2018

Overwhelmed by debt?

If you’re feeling overwhelmed and not sure how to manage your debts, there is somewhere you can turn to for free, independent financial counselling. The National Debt Helpline is a not-for-profit community based service that’s available to people experiencing financial difficulty. They are not a lender and they don’t ‘sell’ anything or make money from […]

Overwhelmed by debt?

March 8, 2018

Foundation Housing grows in Hedland

The Town of Port Hedland have appointed Foundation Housing as the new facility manager of the 25 unit retirement village owned and operated by the local government body. Port Hedland Mayor Camilo Blanco said “Tapping into the expertise of Foundation Housing will allow the Town to develop a long-term plan for the future of the […]

Foundation Housing grows in Hedland

March 8, 2018

Helping people in custody unlock their future

Foundation Housing recently took part in an expo for prisoners at Wooroloo Prison Farm called ‘Unlock your Future’.   Our allocations staff joined a number of other organisations at the event to provide those in custody there with information on accessing support,  accommodation, training and employment in order to help them re-establish themselves in the community […]

Helping people in custody unlock their future

March 8, 2018

Connecting through Chaplaincy

A weekly Chaplaincy service at Foundation Housing’s largest lodging house on Hampton Road in Fremantle provides an important avenue of connection for residents who may be feeling isolated or questioning their purpose in life.  Michael Jessup, a Deacon with the nearby St Paul’s Anglican Church has been volunteering his time each week for around two […]

Connecting through Chaplaincy

March 8, 2018

Providing a safe and stable place to live on the journey to recovery

Support agencies working with clients who need affordable, stable accommodation are welcome to refer them to Foundation Housing Lodging.  Lodging provides single people on a low income with a furnished room and access to shared facilities including a bathroom and kitchen. A combined rent and utility charge is paid fortnightly, making it an affordable and […]

Providing a safe and stable place to live on the journey to recovery

March 8, 2018

#endhomelessnesswa launches on 13 April in CBD

Presented by the UWA Conservatorium of Music, WA Alliance to End Homelessness, Centre for Social Impact UWA, and City of Perth 6pm, Friday 13 April 2018 Starting at the West end of Hay St Mall & ending at Forrest Place in the Perth CBD Foundation Housing is proud to be part of the WA Alliance […]

#endhomelessnesswa launches on 13 April in CBD

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