Services Offered

Housing NSW operates under the Housing Act 2001 to manage the New South Wales Government’s housing portfolio and develop broader housing strategies.

Public housing

Property and tenancy management for households living in over 122,000 public housing homes.

Community housing

Funding of not-for-profit organisations to provide property and tenancy management for more than 19,000 properties.

Aboriginal housing

Property and tenancy management for more than 4,300 properties owned by the Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO).

Linking support services

The development of partnerships with other government agencies and community organisations to support households with special needs living in social housing.

Private Rental Assistance

The provision of financial assistance to low-income households renting in the private sector.

Private Rental Subsidy

The provision of subsidies for people with disabilities or living with HIV/AIDS who rent in the private market.

Home purchase assistance

Advice and financial assistance for home buyers.

Affordable housing

The development of low cost housing options with the private sector.

Community regeneration

Specific initiatives to support building in social housing areas.

Social housing policy

Housing policy development and overall regulation of public and community housing in NSW.

For more information on housing assistance options, see the Housing Pathways website.