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Email Public housing is a form of long-term rental social housing that we manage. It Public housing for people on low incomes that are most in need, especially those who have recently experienced homelessness, family violence or have other special needs.
We also work with other organisations to provide community housing. You can apply for both public and community housing through the Victorian Housing Register. Where can I live?
Social housing properties are grouped into preferred areas. You cannot choose a specific suburb to live in but you can choose up to five preferred areas.
Preferred areas are made up of neighbouring suburbs and towns that are linked by public transport. You could be offered a property in any suburb from these areas.
See the list of Victorian Housing Register areas. You can change your preferred area while your application is on the register. If you have a medical condition and a specific hospital or doctor must treat you, you can ask for housing in an area that lets you easily travel to them. An accessible version of the application for special accommodation requirements.
How long will I have to wait? Your wait time will depend on your circumstances. Things that affect how long you may wait include: The preferred location that you have chosen The number of applications already on the register People who have demonstrated a housing need under one of the Priority Access categories The number of homes in demand in a given area and how often properties become vacant If you have special location requirements or need a particular type of property for example, one with modificationsit may take longer.
Limited demand properties There are some public housing properties available now. These are known as limited demand properties. These properties are usually in more remote or rural areas. Check the list of limited demand properties. How much rent will I pay? Everyone living in social housing pays rent.
Your rent will not be more than 25 per cent of your total household income. Income includes wages and payments from Centrelink and the Department of Veterans' Affairs. For more information, see Social housing eligibility.
How do I apply? Go to Apply for social housing for more information and access to the online and paper application forms. You will need to:Read more. At Rutgers Community Center, children smiled as they browsed free books they could take home to add to their personal libraries.
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