You must meet all of the eligibility criteria set by the Queensland Government to receive help. The key criteria are detailed below but you should check the most up to date information here.
An applicant must:
The applicant who will become the legal tenant must be a Queensland resident. Waivers are possible in certain circumstances such as work or family reasons.
The intent of this requirement is to identify people who may have alternative options available to house themselves and therefore may not be in need of government-subsidised housing assistance.
The household’s combined liquid assets must be within the current limit for household size. These are reviewed and updated regularly. Current limits can be viewed here.
At least one person who will sign the State Tenancy Agreement must receive an independent income in Queensland of a set amount every week (and have received this income for at least 4 weeks leading up to you applying for social housing.
You will need to show proof of the total income of all the people in your household before deductions like tax and superannuation. This must be lower than the government set amount to be eligible.
There are criteria to assess whether or not your current housing is suitable.
You must have a need to move because your current housing does not meet your needs, and have multiple and complex factors that mean you are unable to independently access and sustain stable housing.
Need to move reasons include:
Complex wellbeing factors include:
If you need assistance please call, email or fill out the form.