Social Housing-Community and Public Housing

As well as a range of local community owned and/or managed affordable housing, there is a range of public housing across the Port Phillip municipality.

For information about applying to the Victorian Housing Register see- visit

For information about other housing options, see

The City of Port Phillip facilitates the provision of social housing in Port Phillip for the state government's Department of Health & Human Services and other community housing organisations.

This can be through

  • support to develop community housing projects.
  • joint ventures between the Department of Health & Human Services and other community housing organisations,
  • projects involving community housing organisations
  • providing housing needs information
  • property identification
  • property valuation information
  • assistance during the planning permit application process
  • support for funding applications with the Department of Human Services. 

These organisations can include churches, charitable organisations, community housing management organisations and community housing providers.

 Contact us or use eServices to ask us a question, request information or give us feedback online. If you prefer phone ASSIST on (03) 9209 6777 and ask for Housing and Homelessness Services.



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