COVID-19 Resources

A list of resources for Australians on government and sector responses to COVID-19 that impact housing, homelessness and cities policy.

Last Updated - 8 April 2020

AHURI is compiling a list of resources around COVID-19 and housing, homelessness and urban policy in Australia. While we endeavour to keep this resource list up-to-date, please note that policy is continuously changing and updating in this time of crisis.


Community Services AustraliaInformation and services to help you if you're affected by COVID-19
HousingNational  CabinetSME Commercial Leasing Principles during COVID-19

Australian Capital Territory

HousingHousing ACTSupporting the Community sector
HousingACT GovernmentFamilies and households support during COVID-19

New South Wales

HomelessnessNSW State GovernmentBillions in tax relief for business, $1 billion fund for jobs, and help for the vulnerable
HomelessnessDepartment of Communities and JusticeHousing and homelessness services during COVID-19
HomelessnessHomelessness NSWHomelessness NSW resource page

Northern Territory

CommunityNT community advice COVID-19NT COVID-19 community advice
HousingNT ShelterNT Shelter resource page


HousingDepartment of Housing and Public WorksCOVID-19: Latest news and updates
HomelessnessThe Deck (Q Shelter)Updates for the housing and homelessness sector

South Australia

HousingSA Housing AuthorityCoronavirus (COVID-19) Information
HousingConsumer and Business ServicesRental advice due to COVID-19


CommunityDepartment of Communities TasmaniaCOVID-19 impact on Communities Tasmania services and activities
HousingConsumer, Building and Occupational ServicesResidential tenancy changes during COVID-19
HomelessnessTasmanian GovernmentEmergency support for vulnerable Tasmanians


HomelessnessDepartment of Health and Human ServicesNew guidelines for funded homelessness service providers related to COVID-19
CommunityDepartment of Health and Human ServicesFamily violence crisis response and support during coronavirus
HousingConsumer Affairs VictoriaInformation for Tenants and Landlords
HomelessnessCouncil to Homeless PersonsCOVID 19: Updates for the homelessness sector

Western Australia

CommunityDepartment of Premier and CabinetCOVID-19 coronavirus: Community advice
CommunityDepartment of CommunitiesCOVID-19 updates Department of Communities
HomelessnessShelter WAInformation for the social and affordable housing and homelessness sector in WA