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Let us help you pay the rent with our rental support program for young Tasmanians aged 18–25.

Whether you’re looking to share with mates or already living somewhere, we’re here to help.

If eligible, we can assist with up to $50 per week to help you afford to rent a suitable house in Tasmania.


18 – 25

This support program is open to Tasmanians aged between 18 & 25 years of age. If you fall outside this bracket, we can still help – please contact our Housing Connect team.

Able to contribute

You’ll need to have regular earnings. If your rent costs more than 25% of what you earn, then we’ll contribute up to $50 a week to help make the rent more affordable.

Ready to live independently

It doesn’t matter if you’re already in your own place or looking for somewhere to rent. You don’t need to be a permanent resident, if you’re already renting, we can help.

Have a question?

If you’d like to chat to us or ask us anything before you apply, please email us at

Or you can download our Program Brochure.

JumpStart Program Brochure

Looking for a room in a sharehouse?

We currently have a room available in one of our brand-new apartments located close to Hobart and public transport.

You’ll be sharing with two other young people and share a bathroom with one other person. Upstairs is a shared living room and deck, and the house comes fully furnished ready for you to move in.

If you qualify, we’ll also help with the rent.

Apply today and avoid missing out!

Ready to apply?

Yes, I’m ready and eligible

Yes I am 18-25.
Yes I am able to contribute to rent.
Apply now

Not quite, or I’m not sure

If you do not meet the criteria, please contact our Housing Connect team for assistance on 1800 800 588 or

Want some more information about renting?

Are you someone who could help us?

We’re looking for people in the community that have houses on the market that we could assist young people into, or corporate businesses that may wish to partner and sponsor a young person for a year.

Yes, I have a rental suitable!

Yes, I’d like to become a corporate sponsor!

JumpStart is an opportunity for Tasmanian people and businesses to support young people early, helping them thrive.

We believe in this Tasmania. So much so, we’ve put $50,000 of our own money in and we want your help matching that. We can do it, let’s revolutionise housing in Tassie and give young people the opportunity they need.

Approximately $50 will help close the gap for one young person a week.
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If you’d like more information or would like to get involved, please send a message to 

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