The WA Housing Hub is designed to be an interactive online platform to foster the sharing of information, generate discussion and promote collaboration across the housing community.

This section provides a summary of the latest news, events and policy updates relating to the WA affordable housing and homelessness sectors. If your organisation would like to share articles, reports, new housing and support service updates and information please contact us through info@wahousinghub.org.au. Shelter WA also sends out a fortnightly electronic newsletter available to everyone through the 'sign up' button at the bottom of this page.

Greater protections for long-stay tenants

The McGowan Government introduced the Residential Parks (Long-stay Tenants) Bill 2018 on Wednesday, 17 October. This Bill aims to reform Residential Parks to improve security of tenure for long-stay tenants, provide clearer rules for park operators and home owners and remove ‘without grounds’ terminations.

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UDIA Affordable Housing Event

Shelter WA’s CEO outlined the need for better affordable housing opportunities at an UDIA housing affordability panel held recently in Perth.

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Energy Efficiency on Rental Properties

Independent South Australian Senator Tim Storer has tabled a private members bill to encourage more landlords to make energy-efficiency upgrades on rental properties.

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