A substantial amount of the housing in the suburb is known as State Housing; a significant amount of this housing was redeveloped by the Department of Housing under the "Eastern Horizons New Living Project".
^Fitzgerald, Sue (30 November 2002). "Eastern Horizons honoured.". The West Australian. The WA branch of the Planning Institute of Australia has given an excellence award in the community-based planning section to the redevelopment of Midvale-Midland. The project will now be entered in the national awards.