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  • Affordable apartment living launched in Queens Park

    Affordable apartment living launched in Queens Park

    ​The Department’s Director of Land and Housing Construction, Nigel Hindmarsh, said the $18 million Parkside development will deliver a variety of one, two and three bedroom homes to the market through the affordable sales program.

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  • Public housing tenants to be held accountable for visitors’ behaviour

    Public housing tenants to be held accountable for visitors’ behaviour

    Department of Housing tenants whose visitors cause wilful damage to their homes or use them for illegal purposes have been issued with a warning that such behaviour will not be tolerated.

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  • Pathways magazine - November 2014

    Pathways magazine - November 2014

    The feature story in this edition focuses on a pioneering modular housing project in Perth’s southern suburbs which has everyone at the department of Housing excited because of its innovative elements.

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  • Next stop for the Transitional Housing Program

    Next stop for the Transitional Housing Program

    Transitional Housing is being expanded into Halls Creek with the construction of 15 new houses that will provide stable, affordable housing to Aboriginal people who are engaged in employment or training.

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  • Realising a distant dream

    Realising a distant dream

    Growing up on various stations in remote WA, Evelyn never dreamed of home ownership but thanks to the Department’s East Kimberley Transitional Housing Program, she is now a proud new home owner.

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  • Epic tale of Warmun rebuilding now available online

    Epic tale of Warmun rebuilding now available online

    ​The 2011 flood that nearly wiped out the remote East Kimberley township of Warmun has been commemorated in a beautiful limited-edition book that has now been made available free to everyone online.

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  • Government to assess public housing rents more equitably

    Government to assess public housing rents more equitably

    The Department of Housing has recently changed the way it will assess household income to ensure a more even method of rent calculation for all public-housing tenants.

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  • Housing honours Indigenous Servicemen and women during NAIDOC 2014

    Housing honours Indigenous Servicemen and women during NAIDOC 2014

    In 2014, NAIDOC Week honours all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who fought in defence of country. The Housing Opening Ceremony began with a flag-raising ceremony and a Welcome to Country performed by Dr Richard Walley.

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  • Housing Pathways Unit making a difference

    Housing Pathways Unit making a difference

    ​The Department’s Housing Pathways Unit (HPU) is continuing to have success, with 161 tenants moving into affordable housing options since February 2012.

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  • New housing unveiled in Albany

    New housing unveiled in Albany

    New affordable housing has been unveiled in Albany with the completion of 12 two-bedroom rental properties for seniors and people with disabilities.

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