Completed Projects

Hamilton Hill

This two storey development features six 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartments for over 55s within the Fremantle region, which is a high demand area for social and affordable housing.

Access Housing is retaining each of the homes for affordable rental purposes to assist low-moderate income earning seniors who cannot afford the private rental market. Through this provision of affordable housing, Access Housing is pleased to be able to help relieve the financial strain on the handful of seniors who will be able to call one of these apartments ‘home’.

Project completed: August 2018


Baldivis

This three storey development features 51 affordable 1 and 2-bedroom homes, some of which have been accessibly designed for people living with a disability. 

Named Jervis Rise, it is the first medium density housing development around the Baldivis town centre. The project has introduced upscale and affordable apartment living into an area that is typically characterised by single homes and caters to people seeking housing traditionally enjoyed by residents of inner-city areas.

Being located within a suburb that is predominantly comprised of traditional housing and house and land packages, Jervis Rise represents a significant, socially responsible shift in housing in the Baldivis area, increasing much-desired urban infill and offering a welcomed residential diversity. It also offers views over Tamworth Reserve and is in close proximity to a range of shops, schools, parks, public transport and other amenity services.

Access Housing has retained 12 of the apartments, including the accessible apartments, for affordable rental purposes.

In September 2017 Jervis Rise won the ‘Affordable Development’ category award at the 2017 Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA) Awards for Excellence.

Project completed: August 2017


Dardanup

This seniors housing project features 14 new villas in the South West town of Dardanup.

The project was the second housing development Access Housing completed in the region through our Royalties for Regions funded South West Ageing in Place Housing Pilot project, which delivered affordable housing options for seniors seeking to stay in the South West as they grow older. (The first completed SWAIP Housing Pilot project was the Boyanup one listed below)

The development has a mix of 2 and 3-bedroom homes that feature high quality fittings and finishes. The homes also include special Livable Housing Design features to suit residents’ abilities and changing needs.

Access Housing has retained seven of the villas for affordable rental purposes. 

Project completed: June 2017


White Gum Valley

Access Housing’s development within LandCorp’s WGV estate forms part of a diverse range of housing types and living options focussing on modern, sustainable design.

This project is unique because the 12 residential properties will specifically cater to the needs of a group of professional artists working in the Fremantle area who have been priced out of the local housing market.

Residents at the development are all part of the not-for-profit Sustainable Housing for Artists and Creatives (SHAC) cooperative, which approached Access Housing several years ago to help them provide affordable housing options to their members. Access Housing agreed to develop the project, sell dwellings to any members who had the means to purchase a unit and manage the balance for a minimum of 10 years under the National Rental Affordability Scheme and normal tenancy management arrangements.

The development contains three 3-bedroom townhouses, eight 2-bedroom units, one 1-bedroom unit and two communal artist studios.

The building has been fitted with solar panels and solar batteries, allowing for collected and stored solar energy to be used as the primary electrical source for each of the residential dwellings and the studio. As a result, the SHAC development is one of the first strata residential properties in Australia to offer residents strata community-based solar energy capture, storage and shared usage infrastructure.

In addition to being property developer and owner, Access Housing will take responsibility for the development’s electricity administration. This will see Access Housing essentially become an energy retailer to the property, offering tenants reduced price electricity.

The SHAC development is one of several strata developments within the WGV estate to benefit from solar power infrastructure, which will allow for significant electricity bill savings to residents as they will not be solely reliant on the electrical grid.

Project completed: June 2017


Coolbellup

This development is comprised of 16 2 and 3-bedroom apartments over two levels, some of which enjoy lush parkland views.

The modern architecturally designed complex is located close to a range of local and major shopping centres, schools, hospitals, tertiary education campuses, public transport routes and an extensive selection of sporting clubs and public recreational facilities. It is also just 10 minutes to Fremantle and 15 minutes to the Perth CBD.

Project completed: May 2017


Waikiki

This development has delivered nine universally accessible villas suitable for people living with a disability. The 2 and 3-bedroom villas meet Liveable Homes criteria and include universal housing design features such as wide, level entries and passages, easy access to bedrooms and bathrooms, step-free (hobless) showers and large clearances around kitchens, laundries and living areas.

Project completed: May 2017


Hamilton Hill

This development features two 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom and four 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartments, is close to a number of amenities and has good public transport links into Fremantle.

Project completed: May 2017


Boyanup

Part of Access Housing’s Royalties for Regions-funded South West Ageing in Place Housing Pilot project saw nine new seniors villas built at Boyanup. Three existing units at the site will also undergo modern refurbishments before being made available again to seniors seeking to remain in the South West as they grow older. 

The homes at this development range in size from 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom units to 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom units and feature high quality fittings and finishes. The homes also include special Livable Housing Design features to suit residents’ abilities and changing needs as they age.

Project completed: May 2017

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Rockingham

This three level mixed use development is comprised of 28 2-bedroom apartments and four 3-bedroom townhouses. It also features three ground floor commercial spaces.

The architecturally designed development is close to public transport routes and interchanges and is only minutes to the Rockingham foreshore. Other amenities such as schools, parks, sporting facilities, Murdoch University campus and Rockingham City Shopping Centre are also close by.

Project completed: November 2016


Busselton

A partnership between the Disability Services Commission, Access Housing and the Housing Authority was formed in 2015 to design and construct five homes to support six South West locals to live independently in their home town. Of the five homes built, Access Housing funded the development of two 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom units.

This project has provided fantastic social outcomes as it allows local residents to live independently within their community and adds to the supply of not only affordable housing in the region but also specialist disability accommodation. 

The units are located in a central location within the township, ensuring residents remain close to all required amenities and support services. Accessibility features of the homes include wide entry areas, halls and doorways, hobless showers in the bathroom and open-plan living areas.

Project completed: May 2016


Waikiki

This development features nine architecturally designed 2 and 3-bedroom villas, some of which enjoy views overlooking landscaped parklands.

The complex is close to the beach, train station, Rockingham City Centre, education campuses, hospitals, community sporting facilities and a range of other amenities.

Access Housing retained five of the villas for affordable rental housing purposes. The remaining four villas, which were sold to National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) investors, are also being used as affordable housing for tenants on low to moderate incomes.

Project completed: August 2015


Carey Park

Access Housing and project partner Coastline Homes worked together on this project to develop 20 2 and 3-bedroom villas in suburban Bunbury.

Access Housing retained 10 of the villas for affordable rental purposes. The remaining 10 villas were sold to NRAS investors and are also being used as affordable rentals, which are managed by Access Housing.

The development provides housing options for low to moderate income families and is located close to schools, Edith Cowan University, Bunbury train station, shopping facilities and public transport routes.

Project completed: May 2015


Hilton

Access Housing partnered with building company NicheQ for this project, which saw the builder use an innovative building technology called Structural Insulated Panels to provide an environmentally responsible solution with strength, versatility and exceptional insulation properties.

This maisonette development of four 2-bedroom apartments is conveniently located close to Fremantle, shops, parks and public transport. All four of the dwellings have been retained by Access Housing for community housing purposes.

Project completed: March 2015


Mandurah

This development consists of 14 2-bedroom and one 3-bedroom (plus study) terrace houses. Each home has its own balcony and courtyard.

The project is a modern version of the traditional terrace house and is located within walking distance to the Mandurah train station, shops and parks.

Project completed: October 2014


Coolbellup

A contemporary apartment complex of 38 1 and 2-bedroom apartments, this development provides affordable rental homes to singles, couples and small families.

Located directly opposite a park and with shops and public transport within walking distance, this development is excellently located within the evolving suburb of Coolbellup.

Project completed: July 2014


Eaton

Access Housing and Coastline Homes worked together in a joint venture to develop 25 2-bedroom villas for over 55s at Eaton in WA’s South West.

Close to a shopping centre, restaurants and medical services, the complex provides a mix of social and affordable rental homes, as well as affordable home ownership.

Project completed: January 2014


Capel

Access Housing and Coastline Homes worked together to deliver 17 2-bedroom villas for over 55s at Capel in WA’s South West.

The development received a generous grant from Royalties for Regions towards construction undertaken on Crown land transferred by the Shire of Capel to support the project.

Project completed: May 2013


Australind

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This project saw Access Housing develop six 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom free standing homes with double garages. Each home is on a single lot and has its own courtyard and garden.

Access Housing retained each of the homes for affordable rental purposes.

Project completed: July 2013


Mandurah

This development is comprised of seven 2-bedroom townhouses, all of which have been retained by Access Housing for community housing purposes.

The homes cater to singles and couples and is in close proximity to Mandurah train station, shops, recreation facilities and medical services.

Project completed: February 2013