Renewal of public housing estates

The Victorian Government is committed to better meeting the housing needs of Victorians.

As part of the Homes for Victorians strategy, the government has committed a $2.6 billion program of investment into social housing and to reduce homelessness. The creation of safe, accessible, affordable and suitable housing so that all Victorians feel supported by and part of the community is a key priority of the Victorian Government

The Department of Health and Human Service (DHHS) is planning to redevelop ageing public housing estates into vibrant, better-connected, mixed-tenure neighbourhoods where people can live in housing that is safe and secure, and meets modern standards as part of its Public Housing Renewal Program.

Social Housing Renewal Standing Advisory Committee

The Minister for Planning has referred nine sites (listed below) as requested by the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing for consideration to the Social Housing Renewal Standing Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee).

In 2017 the Advisory Committee considered and provided advice on six sites. Read about the final outcomes for these sites below:

Consultation yet to commence

  • Noone Street, Clifton Hill
  • Bills Street, Hawthorn
  • Ascot Vale estate, Ascot Vale

Consultation for each site will include an opportunity for interested parties to view the planning proposal, ask questions and make submissions. There will also be an opportunity to make verbal submissions at public hearings held by the Advisory Committee.

More information

Further questions about this process please get in touch via the contact details below.

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
☎ Phone: (03) 8683 0943
✉ Email:

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Page last updated: 21/05/19