Updated May 2012
Central Access Point in Belconnen co-locates Housing ACT's Gateway Services, where people can apply for public, community or affordable housing, as well as a range of specialist homelessness services. See fact sheets on First Point and the Supportive Tenancies Service, for further information on these services.
Housing ACT also has staff at the Centrelink Tuggeranong office each Wednesday from
To be eligible for public or community housing, you must:
At 17 May 2012 the income barriers applying to rental housing assistance are:
Please check with Housing ACT for further information.
These conditions apply when you register for assistance, while you are on the applicant list, and when you are allocated a dwelling.
To apply for assistance with Housing ACT, you should complete a Registration for Assistance form available from the Central Access Point Registration for Assistance form [PDF 228.6KB]
The application should be lodged at the Central Access Point where your needs will be assessed during an interview. The purpose of the interview is to discuss your housing options and for
When you complete the Registration for Assistance form you must provide a number of documents about yourself, all dependent children and other members of your household. These documents are:
Special Housing Need
We may consider you have a special housing need if your circumstances include:
The Community Services Directorate.
Ph: 133 427
Web: Community Services Directorate – Housing ACT
Central Access Point
Nature Conservation House
Corner of Emu Bank & Benjamin Way
BELCONNEN ACT 2617