Housing

Public housing maintenance program

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[COUNCIL — Tuesday, 18 October 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Simon O'Brien

PUBLIC HOUSING — MAINTENANCE PROGRAM

4581. Hon Lynn MacLaren to the Minister for Finance representing the Minister for Housing Read more »

Homelessness

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[COUNCIL — Wednesday, 21 September 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Robyn McSweeney; President

HOMELESSNESS

789. Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the Minister for Child Protection: Read more »

Rate non-payment and mental capacity

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[COUNCIL — Thursday, 8 September 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Robyn McSweeney

LOCAL GOVERNMENT RATE NON-PAYMENT — PROPERTY SALE —
RESIDENT MENTAL CAPACITY
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First Homeowner Grant Scheme

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[COUNCIL — Wednesday, 7 September 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Simon O'Brien

FIRST HOME OWNER GRANT SCHEME

734. Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the minister representing the Treasurer: Read more »

West Australians need affordable housing, not high-risk debt – Greens

Western Australia Senator Scott Ludlam warned today that a new loan deal enabling home buyers to borrow with only a three percent deposit would create debt problems and do little to solve the affordable housing crisis. 

Senator Ludlam, the Australian Greens housing spokesperson, said Western Australians needed affordable housing, rather than risky debt.

“Bankwest is proposing home loans for 97% of the property value. While they claim this will reduce the average saving time for first homebuyers from four years to six months, it will also see a significant increase in the size of mortgages.
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Social housing - Disruptive behaviour management policy

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[COUNCIL — Tuesday, 9 August 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Simon O'Brien

SOCIAL HOUSING — DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT POLICY

Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the minister representing the Minister for Housing: Read more »

‘Appalling Behaviour’ at the Deckchair Theatre

Aug 2 2011 19:30

As a part of Homeless Persons’ Week 2011, St Patrick’s Community Support Centre are proud to present the award-winning Play ‘Appalling Behaviour’ at the Deckchair Theatre (Victoria Hall, High St)  in Fremantle – Tuesday 2 August at 7:30pm

Direct from sell-out performances across the country, the play is a powerful and poetic one-man show by multi-award winning Sydney playwright and actor Stephen House.

Join Stephen for an unforgettable journey into the darkest corners of the Parisian underworld where the language of  homelessness has no boundaries…. Read more »

The Greens (WA) Housing Policy

The Greens (WA) believe that affordable housing (1) is a basic human right. State Government is responsible for providing a policy framework and planning infrastructure to ensure that safe, secure and affordable housing is available throughout Western Australia. Local and State planning rules should ensure that housing is available close to jobs, schools and other essential services.
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National Rental Affordability Scheme

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[COUNCIL — Tuesday, 17 May 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Simon O'Brien

NATIONAL RENTAL AFFORDABILITY SCHEME — PROPOSAL REJECTION

Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the minister representing the Minister for Housing: Read more »

Keystart - Shared Equity Home Loan

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[COUNCIL — Tuesday, 17 May 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Simon O'Brien

KEYSTART — SHARED EQUITY HOME LOAN

Hon Lynn MacLaren to the Minister for Finance representing the Minister for Housing

I refer to the eligibility criteria for a Keystart ‘shared equity' home loan, and ask — Read more »