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Question Without Notice No. 119 asked in the Legislative Council on 24 May 2017 by Hon Peter Collier

Minister responding: Hon P.C. Tinley
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on

PUBLIC HOUSING WAITING LISTS
      119. Hon PETER COLLIER to the minister representing the Minister for Housing:
(1) What was the average waiting list for state housing in 2014, 2015 and 2016?
(2) What is the current waiting list for state housing?
Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. The Housing Authority advises the following —
      (1) The wait list for public housing at 30 June 2014 was 20 013, at 30 June 2015 it was 20 127, and at 30 June 2016 it was 18 530.
(2) As at 30 April 2017, 17 006 applications were on the public housing waiting list.