This information is a guide and should not be used as a substitute for professional legal advice.

Public housing

The Victorian government provides limited public housing for people on low incomes.

The department

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) manages public housing in Victoria.

Department of Health and Human Services [DHHS website]

The landlord

The Director of Housing is the landlord for public housing in Victoria.

The law

The laws on renting are the same for public housing and private housing tenants, but some of the steps are different.

Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (Vic) [AustLII website]

Advice for public housing tenants

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