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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 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

  • 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 number remains 08 8155 6070. After hours maintenance emergencies are … Read More

  • 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 fantastic connections with tenants in her portfolio area. Since she … Read More

  • 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 our data collection, increased home sustainability targets and focused on local contractors for our maintenance … Read More

  • Westside wins Housing Excellence Award – Australasian Housing Institute

    Westside was honoured to be recognised for excellence in housing by its peers from New Zealand and Australia in an awards ceremony held in Perth in October. Whilst Westside won the award, much of the credit needs to go to the former members of the 9 co-ops involved over the past 12 … Read More