Community housing provides secure, affordable, long-term rental accommodation for individuals and families living on low to moderate incomes.
Am I eligible?
To be eligible for community housing, you must meet the following criteria:
Be an Australian citizen or hold permanent residency in Australia
Be a resident of NSW
Be able to sustain a tenancy, with or without support
Be able to make repayments of any former debts to a social housing provider
Not own any assets or property that could reasonably be expected to resolve your housing needs
Have a household income within the income eligibility limits
In general, be at least 18 years of age
How do I apply?
You can apply for housing using an Application for Housing Assistance. You can lodge your application with any housing provider in NSW, either in person or by mail. This includes all branch offices of Housing Plus. You can also submit an Application for Housing Assistance online or by calling the Housing Contact Centre on 1800 422 322 between 9am-5pm weekdays. You will need your Medicare card and your Centrelink details when you call.
Housing Plus is a progressive social enterprise that re-invests ALL profits back into improving social outcomes for individuals and communities in regional NSW. Housing Plus is a registered not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, and is a Tier 1 accredited community housing provider.
Suite 8, Level 2, 113 Byng Street
Orange NSW 2800
PO Box 968 ORANGE NSW 2800