Assistance provided by governments and community organisations is available to eligible Australians who may have difficulties securing stable and affordable housing—this support is collectively referred to as housing assistance.
More reports and statistics on housing assistance can be found under Homelessness services.
households were in social housing in 2015–16
of households across social housing programs were overcrowded in 2015–16
increase in mainstream community housing dwellings was recorded between 2009–10 and 2015–16
applicants were on waiting lists for social housing in 2015–16
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