Commonwealth State Housing Agreement

The 2003 Commonwealth State Housing Agreement is an agreement, authorised under the Housing Assistance Act 1996, between the Australian Government and the states and territories. The purpose of the agreement is to provide funding to assist those whose needs for appropriate housing cannot be met by the private market.

The 2003 CSHA, effective from 1 July 2003 to 30 June 2008, will provide more than $4.75 billion for housing assistance such as public and community housing, Indigenous housing, crisis accommodation, home purchase assistance and private rental assistance.

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