Housing & Accommodation
Public housing, community housing, disability supported accommodation services and other related support for Victorians most in need.
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Monday 20 October 2014
This competition recognises the gardening achievements of public and community housing tenants who enhance the quality of their homes and communities.
New Directions for Social Housing: A Framework for a Strong and Sustainable Future
New Directions for Social Housing: A Framework for a Strong and Sustainable Future outlines the steps the Victorian Government will take to create a more sustainable social housing system that supports the most vulnerable Victorians now and into the future.More on New Directions for Social Housing: A Framework for a Strong and Sustainable Future
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.