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December 2, 2021

FHL Welcomes Gail McGowan as New Board Director

Foundation Housing Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Gail McGowan as a Non-executive Director effective from 23 November 2021. Gail McGowan is an experienced senior executive and Board Director. She has more than 30 years experience in government and until mid 2021, was the Director General of the Department of Planning, Lands and […]

FHL Welcomes Gail McGowan as New Board Director

November 23, 2021

A Story of Resilience: Cindy’s Home Ownership Journey

Twelve months ago, Cindy was not sure if she would ever find a suitable enough home to raise her kids. Today, she is a proud homeowner, now paying less in mortgage repayments than she was paying in rent, and making arrangements for home improvements. Cindy was introduced to Foundation Housing over a year ago through […]

A Story of Resilience: Cindy’s Home Ownership Journey

November 19, 2021

First Nations Art Competition brings incredible stories from Broome

Over the last few months, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents in Broome have been participating in an artwork competition to have their art displayed as the centerpiece mural across the Frederick Street Lodge kitchen. To be eligible for the competition, residents had to complete artwork involving an indigenous design that told a story.    Housing Coordinators in Broome received many incredible entries […]

First Nations Art Competition brings incredible stories from Broome

October 29, 2021

The Committee of Residents and Tenants is underway!

Today marked the first AGM of the FHL Committee of Residents and Tenants (CORT).   The Committee of Residents and Tenants is a new forum that allows residents and tenants to provide feedback regarding improving the way Foundation Housing services are delivered to create safe, secure, sustainable, and affordable housing.  Foundation Housing tenants and residents were encouraged to get involved in the CORT, including those in […]

The Committee of Residents and Tenants is underway!

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

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?

April 10, 2019

Don’t let your money go down the drain! Report water leaks

Recently one of our tenants was shocked to receive a much higher water bill than normal and had to negotiate a repayment plan with Water Corp.  The cause of the extra water usage was a faulty valve in the toilet cistern, which meant water was slowly, but constantly, being refilled 24 hours a day.    Over […]

Don’t let your money go down the drain!  Report water leaks

November 27, 2018

No interest loans for essential purchases

WA NILS provide no interest loans for up to $1500 to people on low incomes for essential purchases like white goods for their home, educational expenses like laptop computers or school camps, car repairs or dental work.  This loan service is a better option than payday lenders or rental companies who charge high rates of […]

No interest loans for essential purchases

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