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Housing Services delivers a range of housing assistance to Queenslanders.
 
Improving housing affordability, reducing homelessness and assisting Queenslanders to access the private housing market are key priorities.
 
The social housing system is designed to ensure people in need receive appropriate, affordable and safe housing, supported by pathways that build and sustain independence. Initiatives like bond loans, rental grants, RentConnect, Home Assist Secure and the National Rental Affordability Scheme are designed to help thousands of low income earners to access and sustain housing in the private rental market.
 
Social and community housing are other forms of social housing assistance available to eligible families and individuals in need.
 
Social housing is the delivery and management of government-owned housing, and community housing is a form of social housing assistance delivered by community organisations and local governments. Community housing is funded by the Queensland Government under the Housing Act 2003.
 
Implementation of the National Regulatory System for Community Housing is a significant first step in the introduction of the housing assistance reforms, and came into effect in Queensland on 1 January 2014.  
 
The Queensland Government is committed to delivering the Logan Renewal Initiative, which will be underway soon.  This 20-year Initiative is about improving social housing for tenants and building a brighter future for the Logan community.
 
The tenant advice service allows tenants and residents to access free tenancy information, advice and assistance. Information is available for tenants and for service providers. Information is also provided about the procurement of a new Statewide Tenants’ Advice and Referral Service program with an Invitation to Offer (ITO) released on QTenders on 29 June 2015. The ITO closed on 10 August 2015.
 
View our menu on the left for more information about these services and reforms. 
 
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Our fact sheets and forms provide more information about our services.
 
To contact us, visit our Housing Services page.
 


 


Last updated 24 August 2015    
 

 Logan Renewal Initiative

 


Queensland’s biggest social housing revitalisation is underway in Logan to improve social housing for tenants and meet the future needs of the community.

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