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Housing Construction Jobs Program

The Housing Construction Jobs Program encourages partnerships with the private sector
and community housing providers to deliver jobs, drive economic growth at a local level
and ensure better community outcomes. It’s an opportunity to leverage investment to
deliver more for Queensland.

Expression of Interest

The first Expression of Interest (EOI) was released statewide on 12 June 2017 and closed on 31 July 2017. 

The department received 224 development ready and non-development ready proposals through the EOI process. 98 proposals were identified as suitable to be programmed into a pipeline of future works providing a potential yield 929 dwellings.

Year 1—2017/18

Contracts were awarded for the commencement of 71 dwellings.

48 of these were in partnership with Community Organisations.

Year 2—2018/19

Contracts were awarded for the commencement of 241 dwellings.

83 of these were in partnership Community Organisations.

Program EOI update

An Expression of Interest (EOI) targeting the Ipswich region closed on Friday 14 December 2018.

The department received 40 development ready and non-development ready proposals through the Ipswich EOI from 21 proponents. 20 proposals were identified as suitable to be programmed into a pipeline of future works, providing a potential 273 yield in dwellings of recommended offers.

Contracts were awarded for the commencement of 34 dwellings in 2018/19 with further negotiations continuing.

The next EOI will target the Sunshine Coast and Logan regions. ​​​​​​



Last updated 05 August 2019    Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
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The next Expression of Interest will target the Sunshine Coast and Logan.​​​

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