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Real Housing for Growth
The Real Housing for Growth plan provides more housing choices to people living in the Northern Territory (NT).
It consists of six different initiatives which aim to increase housing supply and ease housing cost pressures to support, attract and retain key workers in the NT.
There are a number of initiatives open to people renting in the NT.
This program provides NT Government backed head leases over privately owned dwellings, which are then rented to key service industry workers at 30% below market rates.
Read about renting a head-leased property on affordable rentals: key workers on the Northern Territory Government website.
National Rental Affordability scheme
Provides affordable rentals eligible low income earners at no more than 80% of market rates.
Venture Housing Company
This is the NT's first affordable housing rental company created through the transfer of government assets and funding.
The NT Government is encouraging investment through initiatives, such as the:
Home Buyers initiative
Provides opportunities for eligible NT residents to purchase their own land at affordable price points.
Home Build Access
Provides low deposit and low interest loans, target at new dwellings, eligible to NT residents.
Redevelopment of urban public housing and ageing public housing complexes to incorporate affordable home ownership and rental opportunities.
Last updated: 18 April 2016