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Tasmania's Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-2025

About this initiative

The Government’s long term strategy to address the housing needs of Tasmanians is being implemented through the 10-year Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-25. The Strategy addresses the entire housing spectrum from home ownership to affordable rental, public and community housing and crisis accommodation, across all demographics, in all regions of the State.

Affordable Housing Action Plan 2015-2019

The Affordable Housing Action Plan 2015-2019 commits $73.5 million over four years to address the housing needs of Tasmanians. The Action Plan is on track to:

  • assist over 1,600 households into affordable housing by June 2019
  • this includes construction of more than 900 new lots and homes over four years, of which 400 new homes will be social housing dwellings

Affordable Housing Action Plan 2019-2023

The second Affordable Housing Action Plan 2019-2023 will be released in March 2019 and commits an extra $125 million over the next four years. Successful elements of the Affordable Housing Action Plan 2015-2019 will continue.

More Information

To find out more about this Strategy, or download a copy, visit the Affordable Housing Strategy web page.