More than a Roof and Four Walls

More than a Roof and Four Walls Report

  • Author(s): Social Housing Taskforce,
  • Published: 2009
  • Publisher: Western Australian Department of Housing

Abstract: Social Housing Taskforce Terms of Reference: 1. National and international models of social housing financing and provision which may be applicable to Western Australia (supported by evidence which is comparable and reliable) 2. Strategies to increase the participation of the community housing sector, not for profit organisations, the private sector and local government in the provision of, and management of, social housing 3. The long term role of the State within a modern social housing framework considering aspects including the provision of dwellings, management of tenants, management of waitlists, regulatory frameworks, and provider of partnership based funding 4. Strategies to improve the optimisation and utilisation of current public housing stock 5. Funding models that identify new and innovative approaches to long term sustainable funding including the investment of private sector capital 6. Methodologies to underpin demand modelling and the setting of appropriate long term targets for the level of social housing provision 7. Observations regarding the capacity of the public, private and community sectors to support the new approaches identified by the Taskforce, and ways in which this capacity can be enhanced

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