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Housing assistance in Australia 2018 provides up-to-date information relating to government funded provision of social housing, rent assistance, purchase assistance and support services to help households maintain their tenancies.
Nationally, between 4% and 24% of dwellings were considered overcrowded, and between 7% and 26% underutilised in 2016–17
812,900 tenants in 396,100 households were living in the main social housing programs across Australia in 2016–17
Waitlists for social housing remain long, with 189,400 households awaiting social housing allocation at 30 June 2017
Social housing stock not keeping pace with household growth; 5.1 per 100 households in 2007–08 down to 4.6, 2016–17
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