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Community Housing Organisations

Applying for funding

The Housing Authority provides social and affordable housing in partnership with community housing organisations and local government.

Funding is provided by the Housing Authority to registered community housing organisations through a number of programs, including Expression of Interest (EOI) and Request for Proposal (RFP) Processes.

Expression of Interest and Request for Proposal Processes

Other funding is also available as a result of State and Government investment in social and affordable housing in Western Australia. With this funding, the Housing Authority announced a series of innovative approaches to the procurement of social and affordable housing, including an expression of interest (EOI) process for development proposals and a number of site specific Requests for Proposals (RFP).

Community Housing Providers may also apply for funding through these EOI and RFP Processes.

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COVID-19 Community Housing Rent Relief Grant

The Deparment of Communities is offering grants to eligible community housing organisations (including local government authorities) that froze rent payable increases during the entire COVID-19 Emergency Period (from 30 March 2020 to 28 March 2021) or that intend to credit tenants/occupants for rent payable increases applied during this period.

Applications close at 4:00PM AWST on Friday 16 July 2021. Further details can be found on Communities’ grants webpage​.

More information

For more information on Community Housing please contact CommunityHousing@housing.wa.gov.au.​​​​​​​