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Ripple effects of the housing crisis on homelessness

“Homelessness is not just about lacking a place to sleep. It is about the loss of stability, security, and dignity that comes with having a safe and stable place to call home.” – Samantha Drury, CEO.

It was wonderful to have the opportunity for our CEO to provide an opinion piece for Australian Institute of Management WA on the current state of homelessness in Western Australia.

The latest statistics from the 2021 Census reveal an eight per cent increase in the number of people experiencing homelessness in some form in WA, which now totals 9,720. That’s a staggering increase of more than 720 people since 2016.

The piece highlights the impact of the WA housing climate and the role that government, private sector and the wider community play in the crucial next steps.

Click here to read the full article.

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