This type of rental housing is partly funded by the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) where rents are set at no more than 80% of the property’s market value. An annual payment is provided to owners of properties rented under the scheme. In return properties must be rented to eligible tenants at a discount from the typical market rent for the property.
Leases are generally for 12 months. If you are interested in an affordable housing (NRAS) property you can:
If you are in need of emergency housing please call the Homelessness Gateway service on 1800 003 308.
Unity also has a leaflet with more detailed information called If you need housing. It has the contact details of agencies which may be able to assist you. You can download it here.