Tenancy Support

Tenancy Support is provided to individuals and families in private rental, social or public housing. 

Support is focussed on averting a housing crisis by developing tenancy skills and negotiating positive housing outcomes with landlords in the areas of rental arrears, maintenance or condition of property.  The key objective is to prevent eviction and stabilise the tenancy.

How do you access Tenancy Support?

Access to CatholicCare Support is through Housing Connect, a one stop shop for ALL housing and support needs.
Housing Connect can support:

  • Applying for social housing
  • Support and advice with your private rental including bond and rent arrears
  • Support and advice on how to stay in your home
  • Seeking assistance following family violence
  • Information and advice on you housing options
I was behind with my rent, so the landlord was threatening to evict me. My Tenancy Support worker worked out a budget, and contacted the landlord on my behalf. A repayment plan was negotiated, and my rent is now up to date.
I am a single parent with 4 children. When I lost my job I could not afford to pay rent, and provide for my family. My Tenancy Support worker supported me by providing food donations during this time of transition, and to free up money to pay rent arrears

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