Public housing improvement program

$177.5 million over four years

to build 400 new houses – 250 in metropolitan Adelaide – with 50 of those in a new Common Ground style facility – and 150 in regional South Australia. A further 350 untenanted homes needing major works to once again be habitable will also be upgraded and a further 3000 homes will be updated in a maintenance blitz

Homeless support services

$10.4 million over four years

to provide homelessness support including grants to Catherine House, St Vincent de Paul Society and the Hutt Street Centre as well as providing wrap around services for 50 new homes for the homeless being built under the Public Housing Improvement Program

3% low deposit home loan for first home buyers

the government is working with HomeStart to develop a low-deposit home loan specifically tailored for first home buyers. First home buyers must be South Australian residents and purchasing a newly constructed home or build a new home, and must satisfy existing HomeStart lending criteria