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It is focused on affordability for households on very low and moderate incomes .
Key findings include:
While the property market has softened, improving availability for some. Those on the lowest incomes are still finding it extremely difficult to find available, appropriate and affordable housing.
“With over 80 per cent of sales being larger properties, it’s also evident that there’s a lack of diversity in Perth’s housing stock,” Mr Grylls said.
“Housing affordability is a complex issue. The information in the report will inform the Housing Authority in the delivery of its commitments under the State Affordable Housing Strategy, which is on track to provide 30,000 affordable housing opportunities by 2020.”
Shelter WA Executive Officer Chantal Roberts noted the research identifies the limited housing options for low to moderate income households in WA.
“Many households are trapped in our insecure private rental market due to a lack of diverse and affordable options. Particularly in locations close to jobs and services,” Chantal Roberts said.
“A range of varied and affordable housing is needed across all areas.”
REIWA President Hayden Groves added that the report highlights key issues affecting the industry and the community as a whole.
“As we can see from the findings that both housing affordability and diversity are issues to be addressed” Mr Groves said.