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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.


South Australian Housing Trust Act 1995 (SA)


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 Mar 31st 2017
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