The Australian federal government has met with the superannuation industry encouraging investment in social and affordable housing to tackle the supply shortage.

Social housing in Australia
As released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) in 2022, the social housing program includes four sectors, and their respective number of households within 10 years are shown in the figure below:
• Public housing
• State-owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH)
• Community housing
• Indigenous community housing