A social return on investment evaluation found that for every $1 invested in WPI, $11.07 of social value is created.
- The outcomes were valued at $15,502,647 with input costs of $1,399,870 for the 12 month period between 2014-2015.
- Tenants experience 63% ($9.83M) of the total social value. Most of the value is created from improved emotional wellbeing, improved personal safety and increased independence and positive lifestyle choices.
- Children experience 18% ($2.72M) of the total social value. Most of the value is created through improvements in personal wellbeing, relationships and family life.
- The Victorian Government experiences 12% ($1.79M) of the social value through avoided justice, public housing and health costs
WPI tenants identified the most important outcomes resulting from the provision of WPI housing as:
The most important outcomes for children were identified as:
What does a stable home mean to our tenants?
This is a statistical construct of a WPI tenant based on survey responses about how a home has changed her life.
Since moving into my home, I now feel safe and secure (80%). I am happier about where my life is going (78%) and I can better deal with problems (69%). I now know where to get help when I need it (70%) and I feel more confident facing new challenges (64%). I am much more employable than I was before (38%). My kids are doing better at school (64%).