The Liberal party has promised to top up plans to build more social housing beyond 2023 to 2027 if re-elected in May.
Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch pledged a further $280 million to deliver an additional 2000 social housing dwellings over four years.
"It gives a strong signal to our building industry that there is a long pipeline of work out there," Mr Jaensch said.
He said the housing register had identified particular needs for younger and older people, who needed special responses.
Mr Jaensch announced a re-elected government would invest $20 million into new supportive accommodation facilities for older Tasmanians who are on the social housing register.
"These two new projects, one in the North-West, one in the north, will... provide housing specifically for the needs of older Tasmanians and also free up potentially some of the existing social housing stock."
He said $15.3 million would support younger people through three new initiatives.
"We will commence a three year trial, a pilot of what we're calling a lighthouse project, which will be for young people under the age of 16, who find themselves separated from their families and homeless, where there are not permanent shelter facilities set up for them.
"We're also going to invest in 20 new modular home dwellings in four groups of five around the state for young people who are slightly older over 16.
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"And we're also going to trial, what we're calling a new dispersed foyer model. That's shop talk for supported accommodation for young people living in a shared social housing model.
"We haven't done this before, but it does happen in the private market.
"And we're going to try it out in social housing. We're going to identify 10 properties in social housing around the state, which can be reconfigured to provide a shared tenancy model for young people to share house, under social housing, it's a new area for us."
Cradle Coast Authority chief representative Peter Freshney said its member councils welcomed the announcement.
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"We very much appreciate the commitment to support the efforts of local government in the development of regional land use strategies," Cr Freshney said.
Housing Choices Tasmania general manager Kim Bomford said the longer pipeline to 2027 was perfectly timed for local builders.
"And that doesn't just translate into the delivery of great social housing, but it enables them to build their workforce on the back of a long pipeline," Mrs Bomford said.
Last week, the Labor party had promised $195.7 million to build an additional 2000 new social houses over the next six years, in addition to those already funded.
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