Hand Up is an arrears management program that allows residents facing eviction for high levels of unpaid rent to save their tenancies and get the help they need.

Sm HandUpJodiBased on the successful Work Development Order model used by the NSW Government, Hand Up supports participants to pay off their rental debt by doing approved activities that address the underlying causes of rent arrears.

All participants undertake financial counselling and a range of other activities including study, volunteering and treatment programs.

Residents with rent arrears should contact the Housing Team on 02 8324 0885 to talk about Hand Up and other options for repayment.