How to buy your public housing home

Who can buy their public housing home

You must be a current public housing tenant.

You must also have all of the following: 

  • two years of consistent rent payments
  • two years of good tenancy history with no legal action pending about tenancy matters
  • no outstanding rental arrears or other debt to the Department of Housing.

What you can buy

A set of guidelines is used to help decide what properties may be offered for sale.

The property may be: 

  • separately titled
  • identified for sale by the department
  • is not needed for future redevelopment.

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Last updated: 27 June 2017