Housing & Accommodation
Information for anyone wanting to know about housing in Victoria, including homelessness or crisis, moving into or staying in private rental, advice for home owners and buyers, current public housing tenants and potential social housing tenants.
Latest News and Events
Monday 18 April 2016
Women and children escaping family violence will have more access to a range of housing options with new funding of $152 million announced by the Victorian Government.
Tuesday 27 October 2015
Residents at Collingwood housing estate gathered together to take part in ‘a week without violence’, a global event which encourages communities to imagine a week without violence.
An overview of housing and accommodation-related services and support offered by or overseen by the Department of Human Services.
Information for people experiencing homelessness and wishing to find support services or to apply for public housing.
A range of programs or schemes designed to assist those currently renting privately or who wish to enter the private rental market.
Information for home owners needing assistance in mortgage relief and housing opportunities for independent living such as movable units and group self build.
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.
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.
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 treats all complaints seriously. If you are unhappy with a housing-related service that you have received, you can lodge a complaint.