'Draft Social Housing Plan 2018-2041' paves the way for more social housing in Greater Geelong

A draft plan to address homelessness and disadvantage in the region is available for feedback until 31 December.

The City of Greater Geelong's 'Draft Social Housing Plan 2018-2041' paves the way for more social housing in Greater Geelong, to address homelessness and increase living standards for residents on low incomes.

Currently, there are 3300 social housing residences in the region. More broadly, nearly 11,000 households are living in housing stress.

It’s estimated the region would need 13,500 new social housing dwellings over 21 years, including the replacement of 1500 existing residences, to keep up with the population boom.

The draft plan involves working with the state and federal governments to increase the supply of social housing by 6000 dwellings by 2031 and a further 6000 residences by 2041.

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