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Refugee Tenancy and Housing Project
|Subtitle||Making it Home: Refugee Housing in Melbourne's West|
The Refugee Tenancy and Housing Project was developed in response to the need for tenancy advocacy services in Melbourne’s western suburbs and in recognition of the major barrier that housing difficulties pose to successful refugee settlement.
The Project encompassed the following:
Footscray CLC will continue to advocate in this area.
|CLC/Agency||Footscray Community Legal Centre|
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|Project uploaded to CLEAR||3rd April 2012|
|Contact Person||Laura Berta|
|Contact Position||Community Development Solicitor|
|Contact Phone||(03) 9689 8444|
|Languages||The legal tenancy clinic utilises multi-lingual workers of Sudanese, Burmese, Iranian and Afghani background|
|Sponsor / Partner Agencies||
The 12-month project was funded by philanthropic grants from the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust, the William Buckland Foundation (managed by ANZ Trustees), the RE Ross Trust and the Scanlon Foundation. The legal tenancy clinic has received funding to continue running until June 2012 from the Victorian Property Fund, on the approval of the State Minister for Consumer Affairs.
|Review Date||3rd April 2013|