The government has announced extra measures to prevent and reduce homelessness.
It has set aside $54 million for funding initiatives aimed at helping at-risk people to stay in their existing tenancies.
The funding will also provide additional wrap-around services, including the expansion of the Sustaining Tenancies programme.
The Minister for Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni, said the ministry has identified a group of people who face complex challenges that are a barrier to finding and keeping a home - such as mental health problems, addiction, criminal history and family violence.
She said the services will help break the cycle of homelessness, through targeted on-the-ground support.