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.

The maximum limits are:

  • 1 bedroom - $150
  • 2 bedrooms - $175
  • 3 bedrooms - $230
  • 4 bedrooms - $250.

Rental rebates

A rental rebate is a subsidy given to eligible public housing tenants.

Whether you're entitled to a rebate depends on your income and the income of other people in your household.

Read more about rental rebates.

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Last updated: 12 September 2022

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