$200 million has been allocated over 2016-17 – 2026-27 to build additional living spaces such as bedrooms, granny flats, bathrooms, and outdoor cooking places, to improve the liveability of existing houses.
Room to Breathe is designed to:
- ease the pressure of over-crowding in existing houses
- allow houses to be better used
- reduce wear and tear
- provide opportunity for family-based accommodation options for kinship care, elderly and high dependency tenants.
Tenants have direct input into the alterations and additions to their home.