Structure, organisations and key people
Defence Housing Australia (DHA) is one of the country’s most successful Government Business Enterprises, established in 1988 to provide housing and related services to Defence members and their families.
In fulfilling its role, DHA contributes to Defence retention, recruitment and operational goals. It is active in Australian residential housing and investment markets, with award-winning development, construction, acquisition and leasing programs.
DHA is one of the largest property managers in Australia, with approximately 18,500 properties under management, worth around $10.6 billion. Approximately 13,100 properties are managed on behalf of investors.
DHA is a major residential developer, with more than $2.5 billion committed to property construction, acquisition, leasing and upgrade activities in most capital cities and many major regional centres across Australia. It also undertakes a range of development projects on behalf of government organisations, including the Department of Defence.
DHA is committed to creating vibrant, healthy and sustainable communities that bring Defence members and new homeowners together in places they are proud to call home.
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