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All of our forms and guides are available to download or access electronically
News about housing.
If your household or circumstances change, you need to contact us immediately.
With your permission the Centrelink Confirmation Service can send us information about you when needed.
The NDIS is a new way of delivering services and support for people with disability in Australia.
Use this online form to contact one of our housing offices.
Help if you are homeless or at risk of homelessness or family violence.
Answer a few questions and the Housing Options Finder will give you tailored options to explore.
Social housing is short and long-term rental housing, made up of public and community housing.
There are a number of options available in the private rental market depending on what you need.
Movable units are movable buildings that can be set up in the backyard of a friend, relative or carer's home.
Providing higher level care and support for people with particular needs.
Services and support for home owners and buyers.
If you want to rent privately in Victoria and need assistance with the bond, you may be able to borrow the money for an interest-free bond loan.
Commonwealth Rent Assistance is financial help to eligible people getting a Centrelink payment who pay rent and are not public renters
Financial help and services for private renters. Includes information about concessions, hardship support, loans, financial advice and counselling.
Programs and services that may help people stay in their rented home.
Organisations that provide specialist advice on renting, tenancy issues and relationship and general dispute resolution.
Information on the rights and responsibilities of public housing renters, residents and household members.
The costs that public housing renters are responsible for.
Information on maintenance and repairs, including your responsibilities.
Services available to public housing renters who need support or financial help.
Staying safe in your public housing property.
Services to help you if you are looking for work, want to do some training or want advice about jobs and careers.
Some of the ways public housing renters are making outstanding contributions to their community.
There are options to get a property that better suits your needs than your current public housing property.
If you want to move, you must tell your housing services officer.
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6 September 2023
Homes Victoria surveyed 3,755 residents living in public housing across Victoria in 2022
28 April 2023
A useful resource for North Melbourne residents to access local supports
24 April 2023
The gardening talents of Victoria’s public and community housing renters were celebrated at a special awards ceremony on Thursday 20 April.
20 October 2022
If you live in public housing and the recent floods have damaged your home, we can help you.
14 February 2022
In March and April 2022, Homes Victoria will be surveying over 3,500 public housing residents across the state.
22 September 2021
New water service charges for bulk metered households commence from 21 November 2021.
25 March 2021
Information on some of the changes that will affect you as a public housing renter.
5 March 2021
This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is choose to challenge. Worldwide, many women and girls experience inequality by not having access to reliable health information and services.
22 October 2020
In late October and November 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services will be surveying 3,500 residents across the state.
31 August 2020
Vulnerable high-rise renters have the option to relocate to a private rental property to keep them safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
3 March 2020
All Victorian renters, including public housing renters, are now allowed to keep a pet in their rental home.