The McGowan Labor Government has announced a $444 million housing stimulus package to deliver a major boost to Western Australia's COVID-19 economic recovery, and support the building and construction sectors.
Initiative: $117 million to provide homebuyers who build new houses with a $20,000 grant
Initiative: $97 million to construct social housing dwellings and purchase off-the-plan units for supported housing programs
Initiative: $80 million for targeted maintenance programs for 3,800 regional social housing properties - including remote Aboriginal communities' stock and subsidised housing for regional government workers
Initiative: $142 million to refurbish 1,500 existing social housing dwellings