Apply for public housing
Public housing waiting list
If your application is successful you will go on a waiting list.
Waiting times are different for each region.
Below are the estimated waiting times for public housing as of 30 June 2018. These are updated every six months.
|Region||1 bedroom||2 bedroom||3 bedroom|
|Alice Springs||4 to 6 years||2 to 4 years||4 to 6 years|
|Darwin/ Casuarina||6 to 8 years||2 to 4 years*||2 to 4 years|
|Palmerston||4 to 6 years||2 to 4 years||2 to 4 years|
|Katherine||6 to 8 years*||4 to 6 years||4 to 6 years|
|Nhulunbuy||2 to 4 years||2 to 4 years||2 to 4 years|
|Tennant Creek||6 to 8 years||6 to 8 years*||4 to 6 years|
*Due to limited stock and turnover, median value cannot be applied.
These waiting times are based on actual waiting times of all general applicants housed in a region over the past 12 months.
The list does not include wait times for priority applicants.
Last updated: 11 September 2018