• Forty-six per cent of all households in community housing comprised single people living alone.
  • For 80% of main income earners the main income source was a government pension or benefit of some sort.
  • Forty-six per cent of tenants reported that they or a member of their household had a disability or health condition that limited their ability to participate in activities or for which assistance was required.
  • Seventy-four per cent of tenants stated that their quality of life had improved since moving into community housing.
  • The benefits of living in community housing that were identified by tenants were being able to remain living in the area, able to feel more settled in general, and more able to manage their rent and money.
  • Eighty-five per cent of tenants were satisfied overall with the service provided by their housing organisation, with the highest level of satisfaction reported for treatment by staff.