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Queenslanders should have access to safe, secure and affordable homes that meet their needs.

Number of extra people calling Queensland home by 2036*

*Source: Queensland Government Statistician Office (Based off medium series projections 6,492,441)

As Queensland continues to grow and change, we are working with councils and industry to plan for and deliver housing where it is most needed and to create liveable communities for people.

Taking action

The Queensland Government is investing almost $4 billion in social and affordable housing to increase housing through new initiatives and actions in the private and social and affordable housing supply, as well as continuing to deliver on a range of existing initiatives and programs.

  • Additional $1 billion doubling the Housing Investment Fund to $2 billion

  • 5,600 new social and affordable home commencements by 30 June 2027

  • $56 million in new housing supply and housing support initiatives

Increasing housing supply

New initiatives are in place to increase housing options for people.

You can read more about the Housing Summit initiatives in the Housing Summit report

More information

More information on housing

The Bill is currently being considered by the State Development and Regional Industries Committee. The department encourages submissions on the Bill through the Committee process, which can be found on the Queensland Parliament website.

  • Short-term rental accommodation review

    The Queensland Government has delivered on its commitment to investigate the impact of short-term rental accommodation on housing affordability and availability across different communities.

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  • Caboolture West

    The CWISP paves the way for fast tracked assessment of 13,000 new homes across 600 hectares of land earmarked for residential development over the next 15 years.

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  • Granny flats to help ease private rental market

    As Queenslanders seek a variety of diverse housing options, homeowners are being encouraged to consider renting out their granny flats, providing an alternative to traditional housing and increased social benefits.

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  • Micro lots

    The traditional free-standing home with a large backyard that may have suited the Queensland of yester year doesn't suit the dynamic Queenslanders of today and tomorrow, like Gold Coast residents Rob and Wendy Nutt.

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Last updated: 17 Nov 2023