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Our strategic focus

Our Purpose Helping people to achieve and sustain secure housing is an essential role of government. In South Australia, this essential role is led by the South Australian Housing Trust, trading as the SA Housing Authority (the Authority).
We work with our customers, the housing and homelessness sector and the broader community to provide better housing opportunities for all South Australians.
The Authority is dedicated to delivering housing opportunity for South Australians. To make sure that everyone can sustain a secure and affordable home as a base to help them reach their full potential.
Our Vision The Authority has a clear aim to deliver better housing opportunities for all South Australians. Working in partnership with its customers and the housing sector to address the immediate challenges of today, while also planning ahead to anticipate the housing challenges we will face in the future.
The Authority needs to continue in adapting to the changing needs of our communities. To find ways to increase the supply of affordable and better housing options, while making sure that support services continue to be available to those who need them.
Challenging financial conditions overall mean that the Authority must find new and innovative solutions to these challenges, while operating as efficiently and effectively as possible.
Our Values Build on the rich and proud history of providing access to secure housing.
Foster collaboration to ensure successful and long-term partnerships with the housing sector.
Empower customers and communities to support better housing outcomes.
Remember that people are at the centre of what we do.
Committed to well trained and supported staff to achieve the right outcomes.
Support the State Government in building a better future for all South Australians.
Our functions, objectives and deliverables Focus on ensuring high quality housing and homelessness services are available to those who are most vulnerable or at risk in our society.  
Provide a wide range of products and services to people to help make connections between them and the places they live, delivered by a number of government and non-government providers working in partnership.
Support the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia in the delivery of various National Agreements.
Assist the Government of South Australia in the growth and accessibility of the community housing sector.
Acceleration of urban renewal through ongoing partnerships and engagement with industry, not-for-profit and community housing sectors.
Regeneration of neighbourhoods to meet future community needs.