Paying your rent in public housing
Maximum rent for houses in remote communities
Changes to remote rent and bond
From Monday 6 February 2023, the following changes will apply to remote housing tenants:
- rent will change and no more rental rebates
- bond no longer needed when you move into a house.
Read more about these changes on the Territory Families, Housing and Communities website.
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.
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.
Last updated: 12 September 2022
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