Awards & Professional Memberships

Foundation Housing’s reputation as a leading innovator in the community housing sector has been demonstrated through a number of external awards.

We are proud to belong to a number of organisations within the Community Housing and Social Services sector so that we can positively contribute to broader strategies that address housing need and tenant wellbeing.


Organisational Awards

  • AHURI Leading Innovator Award 2022 – Elevate
  • Community Sector Banking’s Community Impact Award for Tenancy Management Winner 2017
  • WA Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management Winner 2015
  • WA Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management Strengthening Families and Communities Winner 2015
  • Urban Development Institute of Australia WA Awards for Excellence – Sustain Urban Development Winner 2015

Awarded Staff

  • PowerHousing Excellence in Customer Service and Business Support Award 2022 – Staum Giannagostino (Finance)
  • PowerHousing Outstanding Achievement Award 2018 – Jo Arthur (Managed Property)
  • 2015 Social Sector’s 25 Most Influential People of 2015 – Kathleen Gregory (CEO)
Australasian Housing Institute Professional Excellence in Housing
  • 2019 Inspirational Team Member WA – Julia MacDonald (Housing Coordinator)
  • 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award WA – Claire Land (Property Manager)
  • 2012 Inspirational Colleague of the Year Award – Denise Callagher (Senior Housing Coordinator)
  • 2011 Outstanding Achievement Award – Kathleen Gregory (CEO)

Professional Memberships

We areĀ  proud to belong to the following organisations:

  • Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA)
  • Western Australian Council of Social Services (WACOSS)
  • Reconciliation WA (RWA)
  • Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA)
  • Australasian Housing Institute (AHI)
  • PowerHousing Australia (PHA)
  • Youth Affairs Council of WA (YACWA)
  • Homelessness Australia (HA)
  • Council to Homeless Persons (CHP)
  • NSW Federation of Housing Associations (NSWFHA)
  • Shelter WA (SWA)
  • WA Association for Mental Health (WAAMH)
  • Business News (BN)