Paying your rent in public housing
Maximum rent for houses in remote communities
If you live in a public housing home in a remote community, your rent will not be higher than the maximum limit.
These limits are shown on this page.
Maximum weekly rent for remote homes
|Type of house||Weekly rent for 1 bedroom||Weekly rent for 2 bedrooms||Weekly rent for 3 bedrooms||Weekly rent for 4 bedrooms|
Older houses in remote communities
If you live in an older house, you do not pay rent, but you must pay a maintenance levy. This means your house can be maintained.
Weekly levy for one bedroom - $90
Weekly levy for two bedrooms - $105
Weekly levy for three bedrooms - $138
Weekly levy for four bedrooms - $150
For more information contact your regional remote housing office.
Last updated: 01 July 2019
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