WPI is at the forefront of developing creative solutions to increase affordable rental housing for disadvantaged women and children and has joined forces with a number of leading property developers and builders, including BST Developments, Deal Corporation, Hermitage Homes, JG King, MAB Corporation and Zuccala, to expand its portfolio.

In 2012, WPI owns a total of 65 homes tenanted to 175 women and children with a net worth $20 million.

As well as managing entire projects, from sourcing funding and land to long term property and tenancy management, WPI has a dedicated Project and Development Manager who provides professional expertise across planning, design and construction.

WPI also fosters relationships with local councils and state governments who assist in the supply of land, capital funding and supportive community housing policy

Pre-construction Process

WPI undertakes the following pre-construction process to ensure each project is a success:

Collaboration with project partners to achieve safe and affordable social housing
Consultation with all stakeholders to ensure their needs are incorporated
Sourcing suitable land and undertaking feasibility studies of sites and costs
Sourcing and securing donor capital contributions
Applying for capital funding from Government bodies and banks
Managing and negotiating project contracts

Property Summary

Location Quantity Type Occupants
Brunswick 6 2 bedroom apartments Approx 9
Bundoora 14 1&2 bedroom apartments Total 22
Cairnlea 8 2-3 bedroom townhouses Total 17
Epping 2 3 bedroom houses Approx 8
Footscray 9 1&2 bedroom apartments Approx 11
Roxburgh Park 11 3&4 bedroom houses Total 40
Tarneit 8 3&4 bedroom houses Approx 35
Truganina 7 3&4 bedroom houses Approx 31
TOTAL 65   Approx 175