Speaker

Jared Collins

Acting Director, Policy, Housing and Homelessness - Policy and Service Design Division, Department of Communities, WA Government

 Jared Collins

Jared Collins is the Acting Director, Policy, Housing and Homelessness (Policy and Service Design Division, Department of Communities, Western Australia).

Jared leads a team that seeks to deliver diverse and affordable housing outcomes for Western Australians, regardless of where they are positioned on the housing continuum.  While principally focused on affordable rental and home ownership, the role looks to influence and capitalise on market conditions to ensure a broad range of housing options are delivered for low to moderate income households.

Jared has extensive experience in housing policy and program delivery having previously worked in a range of roles with the Northern Territory Department of Housing.

Related sessions
Thursday 29 August 2019
1.30pm – 3.00pm

Major concurrent session

Dollars to dwellings: Financing affordable housing

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