Programs & Services
National Affordable Housing Agreement
The National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA) aims to ensure that all Australians have access to affordable, safe and sustainable housing that contributes to social and economic participation.
Commonwealth Rent Assistance
Rent Assistance is a non-taxable income supplement paid to eligible people who rent in the private or community housing rental markets. Pensioners, Allowees and those receiving Family Tax Benefit Part A may be eligible for Rent Assistance.
National Rental Affordability Scheme
The National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) is a long term commitment by the Australian Government in partnership with the states and territories, to invest in affordable rental housing.
Building Better Regional Cities Program
The objectives of the BBRC Program are to invest in local infrastructure projects that support an increase in the number of homes for sale and rent that are affordable for working families on ordinary incomes.
Housing Affordability Fund
The Housing Affordability Fund (the Fund) is a five year, $450 million investment by the Australian Government that is helping to reduce the cost of new homes for homebuyers.
National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness
On 23 March 2015, the Australian Government announced it will provide $230 million to extend the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH) for two years to 30 June 2017, with funding priority given to frontline services focusing on women and children experiencing domestic and family violence, and homeless youth.
The Reconnect program uses community-based early intervention services to assist young people aged 12 to 18 years who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, and their families. Reconnect assists young people stabilise their living situation and improve their level of engagement with family, work, education, training and their local community.