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Swapping is the new shopping

On Friday 13 November 2017 Westside Housing ran a clothing swap at the Kilburn Community Centre. This event was put on for COTA SA’s Zest Fest, and organised in collaboration with Northern Suburbs Housing Community tenants. Clothes Swaps are fun…
 

How is your rent calculated?

Government subsidy – social housing Most of our homes were funded with the help of the State or Federal Government. The rent policy for these homes is written by the State Government. They require us to review your rent twice…
 

Westside has moved

Westside moved into its new, larger and more accessible offices on 17 July 2017. Our address (postal and street) is 478 Port Road, West Hindmarsh. Our business hours remain 9am – 4pm. Our email is still admin@wha.org.au and the phone…
 

Focus on fixing neighborhood disputes

Community housing Tenancy Officers always face challenges in their job – with neighborhood disputes being the main cause of complaint from tenants. Our northern area Tenancy Officer Kimberley has been with Westside for 2 months now, and has made some…
 
Westside ‘Highly Commended’ at AHI awards

Westside ‘Highly Commended’ at AHI awards

Westside were nominated for 2 awards at the recent 2017 Australian Housing Institute (AHI) awards. Leading Asset Management – Highly Commended Westside is learning from our ex co-opers with a more collaborative model of maintenance and asset management. We have improved…
 

Tenant Story

A year ago my wife, 21 and I, 22 were celebrating the birth of our first child and preparing for our first family Christmas. My job was stable and provided the necessary income required to support our family. Christmas came…
 

Magic Harvest – Community Garden

Magic Harvest is a program that assists groups to learn together how to grow and cook food. In late 2013 UCWB adopted this method to complement our Low Cost Living, and other capacitybuilding programs. Each week a group of UCWB…
 

Westside Housing is now sending SMS texts

Westside Housing Association Inc. will be sending SMS Broadcasts to communicate important news to our tenants To help our residents keep up to date with information about their tenancy and our upcoming Westside Housing Association Inc. events, we are now sending…