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Social Housing forms

Application forms

To apply for housing assistance, please contact your nearest Housing Service Centre to arrange an appointment to discuss your eligibility and housing needs. You may also complete an application form and send it to your nearest Housing Service Centre. You will then be contacted to arrange an appointment to discuss your application.

Application for Housing Assistance (PDF, 417 KB)

To apply for housing assistance, you will need to complete this form and provide supporting documentation as described in the form.

Income declaration and related forms Type and size

Complete this form to give evidence of income you receive from your job

Employer's Declaration Form

PDF, 633KB
RTF, 236KB

Complete this form if you or a member of your household is self-employed

Self Employed Declaration Form

PDF, 617KB
RTF, 237KB

Complete this form if you want the department to deduct your rent or other payments directly from your bank account

Direct Debit Request Form

PDF, 801KB
RTF, 210KB​

Complete this form if you want Centrelink to send your income and assets details directly to the department

Income Confirmation Service Consent Authority Form

PDF, 713KB
RTF, 151KB

Complete this form if you want Centrelink to send your housing payments directly to the department

Easypay Deduction Authority (Centrelink)

PDF, 706KB
RTF, 296KB

Complete this form if you want the Department of Veterans' Affairs to send your housing payments directly to the department

Easypay Deduction Authority (DVA)

PDF, 790KB
RTF, 298KB

Complete this form if you want to suspend your Bank Direct Debit for one or more payments

Easypay Suspension Authority (Bank)

PDF, 770KB
RTF, 241KB

Complete this form if you want Centrelink to suspend your Easy Pay payments for one or more payments

Easypay Suspension Authority (Centrelink)

PDF, 737KB
RTF, 239KB

Complete this form if you want the Department of Veterans Affairs to suspend your Easy Pay payments for one or more payments

Easypay Suspension Authority (DVA)

PDF, 774KB
RTF, 240KB

Complete this form if you no longer want to make housing payments by Bank Direct Debit

Easypay Cease Authority (Bank)

PDF, 774KB
RTF, 252KB

Complete this form if you no longer want Centrelink to send your housing payments directly to the department

Easypay Cease Authority (Centrelink)

PDF, 715KB
RTF, 255KB

Complete this form if you no longer want the Department of Veterans' Affairs to send your housing payments directly to the department

Easypay Cease Authority (DVA)

PDF, 687KB
RTF, 257KB

 

Guardians, administrators and informal decision-makers Type and size

Complete this form to tell the department if you have a guardian and/or administrator who has been formally appointed by the Guardianship and Administration Tribunal (GAAT)

Formal Guardian and/or Administrator Details

PDF, 666KB
RTF, 103KB

Complete this form to tell the department about a family member or close friend who helps you make decisions about personal or financial matters

Informal Decision-Maker Details

PDF, 652KB
RTF, 226KB

 

Specific housing requirements Type and size

Complete this form if you have a medical condition or disability that affects your housing requirements

Medical/Disability Information Form

PDF, 743KB
RTF, 256KB

Complete this form to get confirmation of your specific housing requirements from your doctor or other medical specialist

Confidential Medical Report from Treating Doctor

PDF, 735KB
RTF, 305KB

Confidential report from hearing specialist eg. Audiologist or Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist

Confidential report from hearing specialist

PDF, 643KB
RTF, 290KB

Complete this form to confirm that you accept listing for and/or being allocated a property with fewer bedrooms than your entitlement based on your current household

Acceptance of smaller housing

PDF, 667KB
RTF, 221KB

 

Permission to contact external parties Type and size

Complete this form to give the department permission to contact other people or organisations to verify information provided in your application

Authority to request or disclose personal information to external parties

PDF, 779KB
RTF, 295KB

To give your consent for the Department of Housing and Public Works to contact the Department of Human Services directly to obtain current details of your child support payments. 

Child support information request

PDF, 163KB
RTF, 369KB

 

Referrals from external parties Type and size

For use by referring agencies, domiciliary/community nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers, psychologists or other support workers. Completion of this form will assist in the assessment of the client's application for housing assistance

Housing assistance referral

PDF, 987KB
RTF, 295KB

 

Forms for existing department tenants Type and size

Complete this form if you would like to apply to move to a different departmental property

Application for transfer

PDF, 59KB
RTF, 490KB

Complete this form if you are a department tenant who would like to exchange properties with another tenant

Application for mutual exchange

PDF, 828KB
RTF, 436KB

Complete this form if you wish to become a legal tenant at the departmental property you now live in, if the previous legal tenant is leaving the property

Succession of Tenancy

PDF, 68KB
RTF, 301KB

Complete this form to tell the department if you will be away from your home for more than four weeks

Request for an absence application form

PDF, 646KB
RTF, 162KB

Complete this form to request permission to keep a pet at home. Permission will be granted depending on your local government's rules about pets

Pet Application

PDF, 675KB
RTF, 120KB

Complete this form to seek permission to operate business from your rental property

Application to Conduct a Business from Rental Premises

PDF, 718KB
RTF, 268KB

Complete this form if you have a complaint about a department tenancy or property matter e.g. excessive noise, untidy premises etc

Complaint Form

PDF, 630KB
RTF, 207KB

Complete this form to advise the department that you wish to use part/all of the credit in your account to pay out/reduce a current or previous debt

Transfer of credit

PDF, 684KB
RTF, 271KB

Tenants are entitled to a refund of the excess credit in their rental account less the amount of two weeks rent in advance at any time

Application for refund

PDF, 852KB
RTF, 231KB

Administrative Access enables applicants, former applicants, tenants and ex-tenants of the department to gain access to specified parts of their tenancy file

Application for administrative access to application or tenancy file

PDF, 625KB
RTF, 288KB

This form should be completed by an applicant or tenant if they have viewed their file under Administrative Access and wish to add his/her own statement to that file

Administrative access to application or tenancy file - Client file amendment form

PDF, 662KB
RTF, 230KB

Use this form to query a public housing or bond loan debt amount owing to the department

Debt review request

PDF, 705KB
RTF, 210KB

Complete this form to advise the department that a household member no longer lives at your public housing property

Household member vacating

PDF, 662KB
RTF, 190KB

Complete this form to advise the department that a new household member is moving into your departmental property

New household member

PDF, 31KB
RTF, 213KB


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