About “My Home”
"My Home" Structure
"My Home" Australasia Limited is a facilitator for housing and land developments to accommodate disadvantaged people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.
We are a company limited by guarantee, with ACNC registration, Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) and Public Benevolent Institution (PBI) status. Donations over $2 are tax deductible.
Board members are:
- Michelle Blakeley, BArch (Hons), RAIA (Chair)
- Kathleen Gregory, BA - UrPlan, GradDipBus (Secretary)
- Ben Martin BEng, MBA
Project Control Group (PCG):
Board members and
- Harold Payne, BCom
- Margot Matthews,BAppSc (ChemEng) Hons
The "My Home" Project Control Group (PCG) oversees the management of the project and liaison between stakeholders including parties entering into legal agreements or contracts:
- The landowner (leasor)
- The land leasee (CHP)
- The donor(s) or investor(s)
- The builder
- The property manager(CHP)
- The house owner
Our Key Objectives
“My Home” is here to:
Alleviate the urgent need for longer-term housing for homeless people or those at risk of homelessness.
Provide permanent, low-cost housing that homeless people can call "My Home" forever or until they are self-sufficient.
Wayne Martin, AC QC
"I am delighted to serve as Patron of "My Home" – an innovative programme that facilitates the private sector using public land, which would not otherwise be used, to provide low cost housing to homeless people, in accordance with Housing First principles.
I believe that the public-private partnership model has much to offer in bridging the gap between housing need and housing supply for the many who find a home beyond their reach."
Success for "My Home"
The aims of the "My Home" project are to:
- bring Government, Church, Corporate Sector and Community together to provide an efficient, low-cost housing option for homeless people or those at risk of homelessness
- provide flexible, efficient and cost-effective housing solutions for homeless people or those at risk of homelessness
- provide long term housing to enable a homeless person to re-engage with the community and become self-sufficient
- demonstrate the importance of good design and sustainable practices for low-income affordable housing
- enable better access to support services by virtue of a fixed address
- facilitate a constant stream of houses constructed across WA.