New social housing in the inner northern suburbs is now complete
The last tenants have settled into their new homes at Blair Athol and Enfield.
A new $2.8m community housing development in partnership with the South Australian Housing Authority under the Community Housing Asset Renewal Program is now providing safe and affordable housing for women and their children, veterans, and downsizers.
Both locations have quality homes conveniently within walking distance of facilities such as shops and schools alleviating the need for residents to own a vehicle.
This project is part of Westside Housing’s broader development program and is one of four residential projects delivering 29 homes with an investment of $7m in the local area
Housing affordability stress is high for people living on low incomes who are struggling to pay the rent and are increasingly unable to secure a rental property at all in a competitive market.
Westside Housing is delighted to offer young female veterans, families and older persons all potentially facing homelessness find a secure and affordable place to call home for as long as they wish.
We are proud to have transformed old 1950’s houses into these quality homes with easy to manage small courtyard style private gardens.
Environmental sustainability and low utility costs for residents is a key element of this development with heat pumps for low energy hot water, high grade insulation, plumbed rain water, double glazed windows and cross ventilation to reduce the cost of heating and cooling.
Julie Blake CEO of Westside Housing Company says the project will help address the increasing need for long-term affordable rental in the community. Residents will pay a subsidised rent to help weather the storm if income reduces, taking the worry out of a fluctuating income.
For further information:
Julie Blake, Westside Housing
Blair Athol – C4 Architects – Boston Building
Enfield – Aspire – Lofty Building Group