The ACT Government provides the most public housing per 1000 people of any Australian state or territory - and we're adding to it.
At least 260 new homes will be built, with a focus on housing for people with a disability and older Canberrans.
We also invest $40 million every year to maintain public housing properties. We've now allocated an additional $8.9 million over two years for general property and energy efficiency upgrades, including:
We expect this to create and protect an additional 80 jobs, including more opportunities for women.
With this investment, over 10 years to 2025, the ACT Government will have invested more than $1 billion in public housing.