• I am over 50
  • I am struggling to make ends meet
  • I want a quality affordable home
  • I want help when I need it
  • I Want A Good Life

Affordable housing in Tasmania

We believe that everyone deserves to have a home, no matter who they are or what their financial circumstances may be. Wintringham is dedicated to providing high-quality and affordable housing to people aged 50-plus who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Wintringham provides tenancy management and housing support services for a number of social housing units in the Hobart area. These units are owned by the Tasmanian Government.

Wintringham managed housing is located in:

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for this housing in Tasmania, you must:

  • Live in Tasmania
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident, including Refugee visa subclasses 200, 201, 202, 203, and 204
  • Be aged 50 years or older
  • Be a low income earner who is eligible for a Commonwealth Health Care Card
  • Not own land or a home of your own
  • Not have financial assets worth more than $35,000. This includes things like shares, property and money in the bank. This amount includes your assets and the assets of any other people who live in your household. It does not include things like your car or your household items.

Is this housing permanent?

Yes, all tenants are offered a lease in accordance with the Residential Tenancy Act. 

Is there support available if I need it?

Yes, Wintringham offers range of care and support services, which are available to everyone living in our housing. We work closely with our tenants to help them live happily in their new home.

How do I apply?

Applications for social housing in Tasmania must be made through Housing Connect.

You can contact housing connect on 1800 800 588 or on housingconnect@communities.tas.gov.au.

If you have any queries or need assistance with your application, contact Wintringham’s Southern Tasmania Office on 03 6251 8720.

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How Can We Help You?
If you are over 50, struggling to make ends meet, want a quality affordable home and help when you need it. If you want a good life then contact us on 03 9034 4824.
Who We Are

Wintringham is a not-for-profit welfare organisation created to address the scourge of elderly homelessness. Wintringham Housing is registered in the state of Victoria as a Housing Association.

How Can You Help Us?
Wintringham values the critical roles of staff and volunteers. We also welcome donations and the generosity of philanthropic partners.
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