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State and territory summary data. The data visualisation displays key national as well as state and territory data on housing assistance in Australia.
In 2020, there were around 436,300 social housing dwellings the four major social housing programs; 300,400 were in public housing and 103,900 in community housing.
In 2019–20, there were 802,000 occupants in social housing.
In 2020, most social housing dwellings met the standard (311,500); 61,100 dwellings were underutilised and 18,500 were overcrowded.
In 2019–2020, 34,100 social housing households were newly allocated.
Social housing households steadily decreased from 4.6% of all Australian households in 2014 to 4.2% in 2020.
As at 28 June 2020, around 1.7 million income units received Commonwealth Rent Assistance; in contrast 1.3 income units received Commonwealth Rent Assistance in 2016.
In 2019–20, around 92,600 unique households received Private Rent Assistance and around 43,300 unique households received Home Purchase Assistance.
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