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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.
 
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, 31KB)
(RTF, 117KB)

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

Self Employed Declaration Form

(PDF, 30KB)
(RTF, 108KB)

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, 102KB)​

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, 701KB)
(RTF, 151KB)

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

Easypay Deduction Authority (Centrelink)

(PDF, 45KB)
(RTF, 167KB)

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, 67KB)
(RTF, 170KB)

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

Easypay Suspension Authority (Bank)

(PDF, 31KB)
(RTF, 112KB)

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

Easypay Suspension Authority (Centrelink)

(PDF, 32KB)
(RTF, 111KB)

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, 32KB)
(RTF, 111KB)

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

Easypay Cease Authority (Bank)

(PDF, 32KB)
(RTF, 125KB)

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

Easypay Cease Authority (Centrelink)

(PDF, 32KB)
(RTF, 128KB)

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, 32KB)
(RTF, 125KB)

 

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, 30KB)
(RTF, 67KB)

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, 31KB)
(RTF, 92KB)

 

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, 32KB)
(RTF, 125KB)

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, 30KB)
(RTF 175KB)

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

Confidential report from hearing specialist

(PDF, 34KB)
(RTF, 163KB)

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, 38KB)
(RTF, 85KB)

 

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, 47KB)
(RTF, 95KB)

To give your consent for the Department of Housing to contact the Child Support Agency (CSA) directly to obtain current details of your maintenance payments

Child Support Agency information request

(PDF, 30KB)
(RTF, 118KB)

 

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, 33KB)
(RTF, 189KB)

 

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, 419KB)

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

Application for mutual exchange

(PDF, 86KB)
(RTF, 355KB)

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, 371KB)

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, 45KB)
(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, 30KB)
(RTF, 120KB)

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

Application to Conduct a Business from Rental Premises

(PDF, 39KB)
(RTF, 142KB)

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, 30KB)
(RTF, 126KB)

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, 44KB)
(RTF, 289KB)

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, 31KB)
(RTF, 92KB)

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, 38KB)
(RTF, 127KB)

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, 33KB)
(RTF, 97KB)

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

Debt review request

PDF, 29KB)
(RTF, 146KB)

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

Household member vacating

(PDF, 30KB)
(RTF, 67KB)

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

New household member

(PDF, 31KB)
(RTF, 83KB)


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