Every Tasmanian deserves access to an affordable and secure home.

The Tasmanian Government is helping you build, buy or rent a home through a range of initiatives.


Long-term Lease Land Tax Holiday

Receive a three-year land tax holiday by making a newly built property available for long-term rental

First Home Buyers Concession (Extended)

Purchase an existing home and halve your duty.

Pensioner Downsizing Discount (Extended)

Are you a pensioner considering downsizing your home?

Land tax exemption - short-stay rental (Extended)

Convert your short-term property to long term rental.

Land release

Legislation was introduced in 2018 to fast track zoning changes and the supply of affordable housing.

Changes to the Building Code and Planning System

It’s now easier to build in Tasmania. Find out more about the changes.

Emergency Accommodation

Are you homeless or at risk of homelessness?


Dreamt of owning your own home but found it difficult to access finance?

Streets Ahead

Deposit assistance for eligible households to purchase a Housing Tasmania property.

Private Rental Incentives

Rent your property to a low income Tasmanian to receive a financial incentive.

Tasmania's Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-2025

Access information about the Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-2025 here.

Housing Tasmania stock match

Housing Tasmania is undertaking a voluntary, incentivised program to better match tenants and properties.

First Home Owner Grant

Receive a one-off payment of up to $20,000 to help you buy or build a new home.

Land tax exemption – newly built houses (Extended)

Convert your newly built house to long term rental.