Housing & Accommodation
Public housing, community housing, disability supported accommodation services and other related support for Victorians most in need.
Latest News and Events
Thursday 09 May 2013
The newly opened Shepparton Work and Learning Centre is helping to link local residents with jobs and training opportunities.
Monday 29 April 2013
The newly established Next Steps Work and Learning Centre in Ballarat is helping people like 35 year-old Duop achieve their job and training goals.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
For the past eight years, Victoria in Bloom has recognised the efforts of public and community housing tenants with a key interest in gardening, and the 2012-13 competition was no exception.
Friday 01 March 2013
Two innovative housing projects for young people who need a place to live while they study, known as youth foyers, are close to completion.
Public housing additional household members
On 30 November, the department wrote to all public housing tenants asking them to advise about any additional people who are living with them that they have not already told the department about.More on Public housing additional household members
An overview of housing and accommodation-related services and support offered by or overseen by the Department of Human Services.
Public housing services for low-income Victorians and people in need, especially those who have been made homeless and need support. Includes information on applying for and living in public housing.
The department works directly in partnership with not-for-profit registered housing agencies that develop, own and manage rental housing for people on low incomes.
The Shared Supported Accommodation program aims to provide high-quality, supported housing in the community. Accommodation is usually offered in shared housing with up to five other people with disabilities.
Information for people experiencing homelessness and wishing to find support services or to apply for public housing.
Information for home owners needing assistance in mortgage relief and housing opportunities for independent living such as movable units and group self build.
A range of programs or schemes designed to assist those currently renting privately or who wish to enter the private rental market.
The department treats all complaints seriously. If you are unhappy with a housing-related service that you have received, you can lodge a complaint.