Welcome to the WA Housing Hub!
The WA Housing Hub is an innovative online engagement platform designed to foster information sharing, generate discussion and promote collaboration and partnerships throughout the housing community. It also includes an online directory of housing and homelessness services and supports across WA to assist housing consumers and housing practitioners.
New ABS data shows worrying housing affordability trends for those on low incomes
A recent release from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) entitled ‘Housing Occupancy and Costs, Australia, 2015-16’ shows worrying trends for those on a low income in private and public housing.
42.4% of those renting from a private landlord are paying 30-50% of their gross household income on housing; and another 17.8% are paying more than 50%.