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 31 December 2017. 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*|
|Casuarina/Darwin||6 to 8 years*||less than 2 years||4 to 6 years*|
|Palmerston||4 to 6 years||less than 2 years||2 to 4 years|
|Katherine||4 to 6 years||4 to 6 years*||2 to 4 years*|
|Nhulunbuy||2 to 4 years*||2 to 4 years*||2 to 4 years*|
|Tennant Creek||4 to 6 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.