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
HousingThe Treasury HomeBuilder

Australian Capital Territory

CommunityACT GovernmentSupporting the Community sector
HousingACT GovernmentFamilies and households support during COVID-19

New South Wales

HomelessnessNSW 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
HomelessnessNSW GovernmentHousing support for rough sleepers

Northern Territory

CommunityNT GovernmentNT COVID-19 community advice
CommunityNT GovernmentRemote work and travel
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
HousingTasmanian GovernmentCommunity housing grants
HousingTasmanian GovernmentAssisting renters during COVID-19
HomelessnessTasmanian GovernmentEmergency support for vulnerable Tasmanians


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
HomelessnessDepartment of Health and Human ServicesNew guidelines for funded homelessness service providers related to COVID-19

Western Australia

CommunityDepartment of Premier and CabinetCOVID-19 coronavirus: Community advice
CommunityDepartment of CommunitiesCOVID-19 updates Department of Communities
HousingWA GovernmentNew $444 million housing stimulus
HomelessnessShelter WAInformation for the social and affordable housing and homelessness sector in WA