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Annual Report 2000/2001 Territory Housing



Annual Report 2000/2001 Territory Housing

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Access to rental accommodation for Territorians most in need. ! O U T P U T Government Business Division L U Z < o z LO D 0 1 P O L IC Y IN IT IA T IV E HOUSING 2003: Match housing stock to need. The re-alignment of stock to meet client need, continues with the construction of 169 low-density I and 2 bedroom properties and the sale of 92 properties to tenants wishing to purchase their own home. Re-alignment of stock will continue as a priority with 35 properties programmed for construction in 2001 -2002. IN D IC A TO R A C T U A L PER FO R M A N C E -IT If Safe Room modifications as part of the Northern Territory Governments Domestic Violence Strategy and NTw/g crime prevention initiative. Security Screen Program. 41 properties were modified into Safe Room properties at a cost of $60,784. Safe Room modifications include security screens to all windows and external doors, solid core doors and additional telephone connections. In alignment with HTsafe crime prevention initiatives, safety and security was identified as a priority for 2000-2001. $643,680 was spent on installing security screens for properties with $576,000 spent on flat complexes. JNBSS Unforeseen maintenance for tenanted houses: - immediate, 4 hours - urgent, I day - routine, 10 working days Turnaround times for vacates (time between vacate of a tenant and re-allocation) Change in Stock Profile D (2000-2001) (1999-2000) 96% (98%) 92% (96%) 91% (97%) The average turnaround time for vacated properties was 44 days. (National average for 1999-2000 was 38 days) 65 60 55 50 45 40 35 30 2000-2001 1999-2000 W 1 1998-1999 1997-1998 60.7 47.2 45.2 42.8 39.3 57.2 54.8 52.8 I & 2 Bedroom 3 & 4 Bedroom Dwelling Type page 20