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The key business areas of the department are:
- public housing
- supported accommodation
- remote indigenous housing
- seniors housing
- affordable housing
- home ownership.
Minister for Housing
Hon. Bess Price MLA
Read more on the Legislative Assembly website.
The Residential Tenancies Act was established in March 2000 to replace the Tenancy Act.
Policy helps to guide the department’s decisions to ensure that eligible NT residents have access to affordable and accessible housing appropriate to their needs.
In the development of new policy, the department carefully researches its options and considers the views of the public, community leaders, interested groups and the government.
The department works with Australian, state and territory governments, national working groups and peak bodies.
This ensures Northern Territory housing policy aligns with national policy and initiatives while supporting vulnerable Territorians with the greatest need.
Last updated: 24 August 2016