Territory Stories

Delivering quality, affordable housing for all Territorians

Details:

Title

Delivering quality, affordable housing for all Territorians

Member

Lawrie, Delia; Burns, C. B. (Christopher Bruce)

Political affiliation

Australian Labor Party

Collection

Media Releases for 11th Assembly 2008 - 2012; Media Releases; ParliamentNT

Date

2012-05-01

Language

English

Subject

Housing; Public finance

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

File type

application/pdf

Use

Issued as a Media Release

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/240538

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/622555

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/622556

Page content

Remote Housing The Territory and Commonwealth governments continue to deliver record investment in remote housing to support Working Future through the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing (NPARIH), with $1.7 billion over 10 years. Under NPARIH, 603 new houses and 2108 rebuilds and refurbishments have been completed. A further 71 new houses and 29 rebuilds and refurbishments are underway. Budget 2012 includes $188 million for NPARIH to improve remote Indigenous housing and related infrastructure. $44.4 million is also provided to build new and upgrade existing government employee housing in remote areas. Budget 2012 also delivers $300,000 to survey new and existing residential developments and infrastructure in Territory Growth Towns as part of the $3.6 million three-year initiative. Urban Public Housing Budget 2012 delivers $60 million for more urban public housing, including: $22.8 million to repair and refurbish existing public housing dwellings; $2.4 million to provide public housing units in Rosebery; $3.9 million to continue provision of public housing dwellings in the northern suburbs; $5.4 million to redevelop older public housing unit complexes across the Territory; $5.1 million to continue a targeted upgrade program on public housing dwellings across the Territory; $7.3 million for minor new works on public housing dwellings across the Territory; and $10.6 million, jointly funded by the Territory and Commonwealth governments, for new homes to support families who are homeless or at risk of


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