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  • Working with tenants for sustainable maintenance outcomes

    Colleen is a Westside Housing tenant who has had issues with her waste water drainage system for a while now. Westside have had to flush the pipes every 3 months or so, as it backs up. Plumbers have found that the plumbing pipes under her garden had collapsed, resulting in … Read More

  • Celebration of a new site at Ridleyton

    Westside Housing celebrated the transfer of 23 homes for retired persons in Ridleyton this week. To mark the occasion, residents of the site, Westside staff and board members, as well as other members of the local Westside tenant community enjoyed a high tea in the lovely central gardens. The Trustees … Read More

  • 2018 Tenant Satisfaction Survey

    Westside Housing has just sent tenants the 2018 Tenant Satisfaction Survey! This survey is run every two years by NSW Federation of Housing Associations (NSWFHA), who will mail out all the surveys, receive and collate responses and provide Westside with the anonymous data and a report at the end. Westside … Read More

  • Do you know Fred?

      Fred’s Van is a St Vincent De Paul’s service that provides the comfort of a warm, nutritious meal for those experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness and marginalisation. Fred’s Van operates across 10 sites in Adelaide and regional SA. See the timetable below for a Fred’s Van near you!         … Read More

  • 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 and free community based events where you can bring:  – … Read More

  • 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 a year. Tenants can apply for a discounted rent based on their household income, if … Read More