Community housing is a form of social housing assistance, delivered by community organisations and local governments and funded by the Queensland Government under the Housing Act 2003.
This assistance is available to eligible individuals and families and is aimed at ensuring households in the greatest need are supported.
Improving housing affordability, reducing homelessness and assisting Queenslanders to access the private housing market are key priorities.
The Regulatory Services
, operates independently of Housing Services (the department’s funding arm) was established to manage the registration and regulation of community housing providers.
Other support services
In addition to community housing, the department also funds community organisations to deliver crisis, transitional and long-term accommodation.