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October 28, 2021

A New Chapter for Hampton Road

Foundation Housing has managed the lodging house complex at 100 Hampton Road in Fremantle for the last 14 years. On Wednesday 26 October, CEO Chris Smith joined the Minister for Housing Hon. John Carey MLA, the Minister for Community Services Hon. Simone McGurk and St Pat’s CEO Michael Piu to announce that the State Government has […]

A New Chapter for Hampton Road

September 29, 2021

Reaching for the stars with a Foundation Housing Scholarship: Tamryn’s Story

Foundation Housing is committed to building the capacity of its tenants and residents by providing opportunities to access further education and development. Every year, Foundation Housing Scholarship Program is available to tenants and residents who are considering or currently undertaking study.  Tamryn received the Foundation Housing education and development scholarship in 2020 and has just completed […]

Reaching for the stars with a Foundation Housing Scholarship: Tamryn’s Story

September 28, 2021

Colourful Mural inspired by the six Noongar seasons comes to Newcastle Street

Kardy Kreations and local Foundation Housing residents have come together to bring a mural inspired by the Noongar six seasons to the walls of a property in Northbridge.  Proud Noongar woman and talented artist from Kardy Kreations, Seantelle Walsh, has completed a three-wall mural across the courtyard of the community housing complex. The mural which took 8 days to complete, is inspired by the six Noongar seasons: Birak, Bunuru, Djeran, Makuru, Djilba and Kambarang.   […]

Colourful Mural inspired by the six Noongar seasons comes to Newcastle Street

June 11, 2021

A Decade in a Foundation Housing Home

An amazing 211 tenants are celebrating ten years with Foundation Housing this year, and we are commemorating the milestone with them. It was ten years ago that Federal and State Government strategies converged to stimulate the community housing sector by transferring hundreds of properties to Community Housing Organisations in WA. Foundation Housing was fortunate to […]

A Decade in a Foundation Housing Home

May 10, 2021

Community spirit on and off the footy field

Tammy is a Housing Coordinator with Foundation Housing, based at the Frederick Street Lodge in Broome. She has also been playing for the Broome Towns Football Club for two years, as a handy back pocket. Like Foundation Housing, the Broome Towns Football Club is all about community. Apart from training twice a week and playing […]

Community spirit on and off the footy field

February 5, 2021

An Australian-first social enterprise model – Elevate Housing

With rental stress impacting more West Australians and tipped to get worse in the coming months, Foundation Housing has announced the release of 100 new affordable homes for WA’s essential workers through its Elevate by Foundation Housing project. The new Elevate homes are being marketed to public or private sector employees that provide an essential and […]

An Australian-first social enterprise model – Elevate Housing

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

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

November 27, 2018

Why we think it’s time to #raisetherate of Newstart

Tracey is 49 years old and has lived in a Foundation Housing unit for the last four years.  Although she has worked in the past, she’s been without any work at all for a number of years despite trying incredibly hard to find a job. In the meantime she gets by on a meager Newstart […]

Why we think it’s time to #raisetherate of Newstart

October 17, 2017

Tackling poverty in WA: let’s start at the beginning

It’s sobering to consider that around 2.2 million Australians live in relative poverty. What is particularly distressing about this statistic is that it’s estimated 731,000 of these individuals are children. International Anti Poverty Week is being observed around the world this week so it’s appropriate that we pause to consider our failure to ‘fix’ this […]

Tackling poverty in WA: let’s start at the beginning

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