When Frances Czoloszynski retired at 67 last June, she took a pre-emptive step to secure government housing.
- The previous NT government quietly lowered the asset limit for some public housing in early 2016
- It means seniors with more than about $70,000, including super, are barred from public housing
- The current government says the change was made because public housing is for the most vulnerable
Applicants face a wait time of at least half a decade for most types of public housing across the NT, so Ms Czoloszynski gathered her paperwork, ready to begin her years-long climb to the top of the wait list.
“I thought ‘right, now I’ll go to housing and put my name down,’” she said.
“I got all the paperwork they wanted, back and…
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