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 2017. These are updated every six months.

Region  1 bedroom      2 bedroom 3 bedroom     
Alice Springs 2-4 years 2-4 years 2-4 years 
Darwin/Casuarina      6-8 years2-4 years 4-6 years
Palmerston 6-8 yearsLess than 2 years2-4 years
Katherine 4-6 yearsLess than 2 years2-4 years
Nhulunbuy 2-4 years2-4 years2-4 years
Tennant Creek4-6 years2-4 years4-6 years

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.

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Last updated: 28 November 2017