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Housing support is on the way for Victorians whose finances have taken a hit because of the state’s COVID-19 lockdowns.

Minister for Housing Richard Wynne this morning announced a new rent relief program for Victorians who have lost income during lockdowns and are struggling to pay rent.

“We think that this is an important initiative, a targeted initiative, that is actually going to make a significant difference to people’s lives,” Mr Wynne said.

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