Appropriate and affordable housing is a basic human right and fundamental to individual, family and community wellness. Anglicare Central Queensland provides safe, secure and affordable housing solutions across a range of diverse communities.
View our Housing services brochure.
Community housing provides affordable housing for people on low incomes, and people whose needs are not met through other housing options. Anglicare Central Queensland provides a range of community housing options, from houses to units and furnished studio apartments.
How to apply for community housing
To be considered for community housing you need to register with the Department of Housing and Public Works, and be added to the Department’s register of need. Eligibility takes into account not just your financial status but also other factors that affect your need for housing, such as disability or illness.
To check whether you’re eligible for community housing and start your application, visit the Queensland Government website
Housing allocation takes into account your eligibility and the availability of a suitable property in your area. First priority goes to those on the register in most urgent need of housing.
Your rent in community housing
In community housing, your rent is determined by Department of Housing and Public Works policy. It is generally calculated as a proportion of your assessable income, plus any rent assistance received.
Affordable Housing & Vacancies
The National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) is an Australian Government initiative supported by the Queensland Government. It provides affordable, long-term rental accommodation for low to middle income earners.
NRAS properties are privately owned by property investors who are provided with incentives to rent their property to eligible applicants at a discounted rate of the market rent. Approved NRAS providers, such as Anglicare Central Queensland, manage properties on behalf of the investors.
National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) property portfolio
Anglicare Central Queensland manages NRAS properties in various locations throughout Central Queensland. Properties range from two-bedroom apartments to five bedroom houses.
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