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 Community Rent Scheme

Under the Community Rent Scheme (CRS) registered providers deliver transitional housing to eligible people to assist them to build their capacity to progress to longer-term living arrangements.

Registered providers who are funded under this program must comply with the Social Housing Program Specifications as they apply to the program.

Policy requirements

The below is not a definite list of policies providers are required to keep and/or implement. Each policy must be read together with the assistance agreement and the Housing Regulation 2015.

  • Referrals Policy
  • Eligibility Policy
  • Allocations Policy
  • Rent
  • Social Housing Tenancy Management Policy

The department’s policies and further resources are available for community housing providers.

For more information on community housing:

  • applications, referrals and allocations—contact your nearest Housing Service Centre
  • service requirements, reviews and compliance—contact:
    • Housing and Homelessness Services on 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
    • Or your Contract Manager


Last updated 01 August 2016    


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