Tenancy support services
Services provided to assist those at risk of homelessness with existing tenancies in the public and private rental sectors. These are early intervention services that aim to stop homelessness from occurring.
The different forms that housing that may be provided for people to access housing. The forms range from home ownership, to renting in the private rental market (including forms of marginal housing) to renting as a social housing tenant.
Transit oriented development
The development of an urban area around public transport nodes integrated with housing, employment and other services. Transit Oriented Developments aim to reduce the need for motorised travel for people living within the area. Characteristics include moderate to high density housing that induces demand for public transport, a mix of land uses to facilitate local participation and activities; and well-connected street networks to encourage active transport.
A temporary form of housing that aims to safely accommodate tenants while they build the capacity to transition to permanent housing. Transitional housing provides residents with secure accommodation for a fixed term, as well as individually targeted supportive services. Depending on the transitional housing model and the provider, the demographic profile of residents, level of support, duration of stay and expected outcomes may differ considerably.