Transitional Housing is short-term accommodation funded by the State Government’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
Transitional Housing accomodation has a support program and assigned support worker who provides housing advice and planning, depending on your personal circumstances and helps you achieve a longer-term housing solution.
It acts as a temporary option before you move to more permanent housing in public housing, community housing or the private rental market.
The length of time people spend in transitional properties varies, but is generally for a maximum of two years. Some people in transitional housing have priority approval for public and community housing and wish to wait for an offer of permanent housing. Others aim to move on into private rental once they have stabilised their life.
You cannot apply for transitional housing.
You will need to be either:
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What is transitional housing like to live in?
By registering an application with the Victorian Housing Register and checking availability on the Haven; Home, Safe area of realestate.com.au.
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