Rental stress for NT pensioners locked out of public housing because of asset limit change

When Frances Czoloszynski retired at 67 last June, she took a pre-emptive step to secure government housing.

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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