Mainstream community housing is managed by not-for-profit organisations and is covered in the NSHS where those organisations receive capital or recurrent funding from government.
Community housing offers short-, medium- or long-term tenure for low-income individuals and families, or those with particular needs not well catered for by the private market.
Currently the community housing program is operating in all jurisdictions, apart from the Northern Territory.
from 1 July 2005
National | National and state and territory
Community housing is rental housing provided for low to moderate income or special needs households, managed by community-based organisations that have received capital or recurrent subsidy from government. Models vary across jurisdictions, and housing stock may be owned by a variety of groups including government.
Dwellings are generally excluded where the tenancy is managed under:
Admin data, survey
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
Mainstream Community Housing data collection DSS
External links and information
Community Housing data collection DQS
Housing assistance in Australia
Report on Government Services
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