Housing options for young people and students

If you are aged 25 or under you are considered to be a young person. There are services designed specifically for young people that you can use to help you find and keep appropriate accommodation.

If you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, there are services that can help you. You can choose to use a general homelessness service or those designed specifically for young people.

Student housing

If you are enrolled in tertiary education you may be able to access accommodation provided and managed by your university or college.

Most universities provide information and advice to help you find and secure accommodation:

International students

Tenancy information in languages other than English has advice and information to help you understand your rights, and make good decisions about accommodation.

Public and community housing

If you are on a low income and unable to maintain other forms of accommodation you may be eligible to register for public or community housing.

Renting privately

Securing private rental

Information sessions

Related information

On this site

Housing Services Finder

Other websites

Leaving home - Bursting the Bubble

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