Funded projects

Homes for Homes has granted almost $1m in funding to organisations across VIC and ACT. These projects will provide housing for 32 people.
Our first grant announcement took place in October 2018 and our second in February 2020.
Homes for Homes - Funded Projects

Community Housing Canberra (CHC)

Development of a group home to enable people with mental illness to transition from living with ageing parents, to a more independent model with 24/7 support (2020 grant round).

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Community Housing Canberra project

Housing First

$120,000 granted to contribute to the redevelopment of apartments which will provide low-cost accommodation to people experiencing homelessness, as well as support programs to at-risk groups including homeless women with babies. (2018 grant round)

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Aboriginal Housing Victoria

$70,000 which will contribute to the redevelopment of an underutilised dwelling into two long-term social and affordable housing units for Aboriginal tenancies in Shepparton (2020 grant round).

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Havelock Housing Association

$200,000 granted to purchase a unit which will offer long-term affordable tenancies to matched pairs of older women. (2018 grant round)

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Havelock Housing project funded by Homes for Homes

Women’s Property Initiatives

$120,000 granted to support a four-unit development. This will house women over 55 who are living in the private rental market and don’t have enough money to buy their own home. (2018 grant round)

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Women’s Housing

$70,000 was granted and will contribute to the purchase of a unit that will provide affordable rental accommodation to women 55+ who have experienced domestic violence (2020 grant round).

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Habitat for Humanity Victoria

In 2018, $40,000 was granted to support a six-star energy rated, three-bedroom house for a family living in housing stress. In 2020, a further $20,000 was granted to support another home in Habitat for Humanity’s Yea development.

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Homes for Homes encourages funding applications from both the not-for-profit and the private sector.

Funding rounds