Public Housing

Housing SA is South Australia's public housing authority which delivers housing related services through a network of regional offices throughout the State. Part of the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, Housing SA incorporates the former South Australian Housing Trust, Aboriginal Housing Authority and South Australian Community Housing Authority.

Public housing is targeted to those people in most need. To be eligible applicants must meet a range of criteria including an income and assets test and/or a needs test.

Legislation

South Australian Housing Trust Act 1995 (SA)

Housing Improvement Act 1940 (SA)

Contacts

Telephone: 131 299
Telephone lines are open from 8.30 am – 5.30 pm Monday to Friday
Callers outside South Australia
Telephone: 8207 0211
Tenants' Information and Advocacy Service (TIAS)
Provides free independent support to tenants in the public, private and community rental markets. Includes tenants in private rental properties and clients of Housing SA, the Aboriginal Housing Services, Housing Associations and Cooperatives. Support includes advocacy on tenancy issues such as tenancy rights and responsibilities, application processses for private and
public rental, neighbourhood disputes, evictionsbond assistance, complaints, debt and home purchase.
Telephone: 1800 060 462
Public Housing  :  Last Revised: Fri Dec 23rd 2016
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