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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

Ipswich region

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

We 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.

Logan and Sunshine Coast regions

Two EOIs targeting the Sunshine Coast and Logan regions closed on 23 September 2019.

We received 34 development proposals from 19 proponents for the Sunshine Coast EOI and 85 development proposals from 36 proponents for the Logan EOI.

We are assessing all proposals and will advise on the outcome in the coming weeks.​​



Last updated 14 October 2019    Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
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