What is the Social Housing Investment Planning Grants Program?
The Social Housing Investment Planning (SHIP) Grants provide up to $200,000 to local government to increase the supply of land available for social housing projects, and to encourage new and innovative working relationships between local government and community housing providers that will progress future projects.
Who can apply?
Only Victorian local government authorities are eligible to apply.
What is the application process?
Applications will be considered according to the following timelines:
Program opens: 19 February 2018
Proposals closing date: 20 April 2018
Notification of successful proposals: Expected towards the end of May - subject to the number of applications to be assessed.
Councils are strongly encouraged to discuss their proposals with a representative of the Housing Assets and Financing Branch of the Department of Health and Human Services before submitting their application.
Note: Applications should be no longer than 10 pages.
Housing Assets and Financing Branch: Ph. 9096 8542
To submit your application, email SHIP.
Guidelines and application form