Social housing is made up of two types of housing, public housing and community housing. It is for people on low incomes who need housing, especially those who have recently experienced homelessness, family violence or have other special needs.
Apply for social housing
You can apply as a new applicant or if you wish to transfer from your existing social housing property.
Victorian Housing Register participating agencies
Participating registered agencies are community housing organisations that provide housing to people through the Victorian Housing Register.
Social housing eligibility
To be eligible for social housing, you should live in Victoria and meet current income and asset limits.
Approved for social housing: what's next?
Once you have been approved for social housing, you will be put on the Victorian Housing Register.
Community housing is secure, affordable, long term rental housing for people on low incomes or with special needs.