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Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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113 Department of Housing, Local Government and Regional Services Urban Public Housing Provide safe and appropriate public and affordable housing to eligible Territorians. Provide housing and manage tenancies for key employees of private sector businesses and community organisations in regional centres where no private rental market exists. In collaboration with the community housing sector, assist in delivering crisis and supported accommodation to clients with high and complex needs. Key Deliverables 2010-11 Budget 2010-11 Estimate 2011-12 Budget Urban social housing stock: public housing dwellings 5 268 5 186 5 236 industry housing dwellings 329 426 426 Social housing constructed for non-government organisations 75 75 0 Urban public housing occupancy rate 96% 97% 98% Urban public housing dwellings inspected within the last sixmonths 50% 65% 95% Average number of days to occupy vacant stock 21 21 21 New households assisted in urban public housing 618 525 586 allocations to approved priority applicants 45% 52% 75% New households assisted through Bond Assistance Scheme 174 222 220 Households supported to maintain a successful tenancy through Tenancy Sustainability Programs 300 325 350 Managed accommodation beds provided 549 549 728 Remote Indigenous Housing Provide and manage public housing to ensure Territorians in remote areas and town camps have access to safe, healthy, sustainable and affordable housing, including appropriate tenancy management and maintenance. Meet the needs of Indigenous and remote communities by providing new and upgraded housing and related infrastructure. Provide strategic planning and policy advice, including community engagement, to support the implementation of the Remote Public Housing Management Framework. Key Deliverables 2010-11 Budget 2010-11 Estimate 2011-12 Budget Remote public housing dwellings 4 570 5 498 6 924 Town camp housing dwellings 322 522 621 Refurbished and rebuilt dwellings 663 1 030 1 175 New dwellings1,2 250 250 350 Community housing reference groups established 88 80 80 Communities and town camps receiving repairs and maintenance services 102 98 98 Indigenous employment on SIHIP3 projects 20% 20% 20% Indigenous employment in tenancy management 40% 40% 40% 1 Figures are included in the number of remote public housing and town camp dwellings. 2 Estimate revised based on detailed scheduling. 3 Strategic Indigenous Housing and Infrastructure Program.

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