The sector we regulate

Information about the Victorian community housing sector as at 30 June 2021.

We safeguard and protect the interests of 18,861 tenants who live in homes owned or managed by registered community housing agencies.

The community housing sector

  • 40 registered agencies under the Housing Act 1983 employing a total of 1,630 staff
  • 96.2% average occupancy rate
  • 93.5% of tenant complaints are resolved in 30 days
  • $246.4 million of grants attracted (capital grants and operating granting).

Looking forward

  • 9,000 new dwellings owned by the community housing sector through the Big Housing Build
  • 10% of all net new social dwellings to support Aboriginal housing needs
  • $1 billion additional funding from the 2022-23 Budget to deliver up to 6,000 new homes
  • 2022 onwards: Consideration of recommendations from the Victorian Social Housing Regulation Review Final Report.