Social housing: Advocates urge WA Government to build more housing - Andrew O'Connor for ABC News

2 October 2014

Housing advocates are urging the West Australian Government to rethink its approach and deliver more purpose built accommodation for low income earners.

The Department of Housing launched its Affordable Housing Strategy as a blueprint for tackling one of WA's most urgent problem.

The rapid population increase, fuelled by the mining boom, saw house prices and rents skyrocket while vacancy rates plummeted, leaving many literally out in the cold.

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