HousingVic is managed by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.
Contacts and guidance if you need help, want to complain or are having trouble with the website.
All of our forms and guides are available to download or access electronically
News about housing.
Current and completed housing projects.
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 are experiencing rental stress due to COVID(19), you may be eligible for assistance. Find out more.
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 tenants.
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 tenants, residents and household members.
The costs that public housing tenants are responsible for.
Information on maintenance and repairs, including your responsibilities.
Services available to public housing tenants 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 tenants 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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31 August 2020
Vulnerable high-rise tenants 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 tenants, including public housing tenants, are now allowed to keep a pet in their rental home.
18 December 2019
A champion of the Aboriginal community and a tireless advocate for older tenants have been recognised for their outstanding voluntary contribution to the social housing and wider communities, at this…
1 October 2019
Victoria in Bloom is a gardening competition that recognises and rewards gardeners who are actively creating and maintaining gardens on their properties or in shared communal areas.
1 June 2018
If you're a Victorian secondary school teacher, recognise your students' efforts by nominating them for a Victorian Government scholarship.
19 April 2018
The gardening talents of Victoria’s public and community housing tenants were celebrated at a special awards ceremony on Thursday 19 April.
10 October 2017
The Victorian Government has announced reforms to make renting fairer for Victorian tenants.
28 August 2017
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Sustainability Fund will deliver energy efficiency upgrades to 1500 public housing properties across the state.
5 June 2017
Every Victorian deserves the safety and security of a home.
20 March 2017
Nine community housing organisations have partnered with the Victorian Government to provide more housing for people experiencing homelessness.