ACT Government Housing

Affordable Housing

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

The Affordable Housing Action Plan includes initiatives to provide more affordable housing and rental accommodation for Canberrans. It focuses on home ownership, private rental, community and not-for-profit housing, public housing and supported accommodation (including emergency housing), affordable housing for older Canberrans and homelessness.

Buying a Government Property

Community Services Directorate

If you have been a Public Housing tenant for at least five years, you may be eligible to buy your government home.

Housing ACT: Policies

Community Services Directorate

Housing ACT's A-Z of housing policy. Information for tenants, nearby residents and persons seeking Housing ACT assistance.

Housing ACT: Tenant fact sheets

Community Services Directorate

List of information fact sheets that are available to Housing ACT tenants, neighbours and people seeking Housing ACT assistance.

Housing and Community Services ACT

Community Services Directorate

Housing and Community Services ACT is a division of the Community Services Directorate. The area is responsible for the provision of social housing and community services in the Territory.

Housing and Community Services ACT: Legislation and programs

Community Services Directorate

Links to legislation and programs relating to housing assistance in the Australian Capital Territory.

Housing for Young People Program

Community Services Directorate

The Housing for Young People Program (HYPP) provides Youth Housing Managers who work with eligible young people entering public housing in the ACT. The Youth Housing Managers work with eligible young people to support them to navigate through the Housing Application process and on to a tenancy.

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