Social housing income and asset limits

Last updated: 2 November 2017

Your gross income is taken into account as part of your social housing application

Limits for Register of Interest housing

These limits are effective from 1 October 2017.

Income limits

The income limits for the Register of Interest are:

HouseholdWeekly income
Single person$981
Couple, no dependants$1,501
Family (one or two parents) with dependent children$2,025
 

Asset limits

The asset limit for Register of Interest is $31,520.

The asset limit goes up to $105,066 for households who need major or full disability modifications. Please contact us for more information about this.

Limits for Priority Access housing

These limits are effective from 1 October 2017.

Income limits

The income limits for Priority Access housing are:

HouseholdWeekly income
Single person$549
Couple, no dependants$949
Family (one or two parents) with one dependent child$984
Each additional dependant$34

Asset limits

The Priority Access housing asset limit is $5,253.

Note: If you are applying under the Priority Access category of supported housing, you may be exempt from this asset limit. Contact your housing office to find out more.

More information on income and assets limits

To find out:

  • What income and assets are
  • What documents we need

see About income and asset limits.

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