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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 04 Hansard (Thursday, 3 May 2007) . . Page.. 1038 ..


The amount expended in 2006-07 to date on capital improvements to:

Single dwellings in 2006-07 is $2.598m; and

Multi-unit complexes is $1.383m


Housing—waiting list

(Question No 1522)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Housing, upon notice, on 6 March 2007:

How many people were on the public housing waiting list as of February 2007;

How many of those people in part (1) were (a) single, (b) part of a couple, (c) part of a couple with dependent children and (d) single parents with dependent children;

What was the average waiting period for applicants on the public housing waiting list as of February 2007.

Mr Hargreaves: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

As at 28 February 2007, there were 1023 applications on the public housing waiting list.

Of these, 564 were single, 47 were part of a couple, 69 were part of a couple with dependants and 343 were single parents with dependant children.

The average waiting period for all applicants is 589 days, however the average waiting time for those applicants in the highest priority category is 37 days.


Sky Plaza

(Question No 1523)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Housing, upon notice, on 6 March 2007:

Has Housing ACT purchased any apartments at the Sky Plaza complex in Woden; if so, how many and at what total cost.

Mr Hargreaves: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

No

N/A


Housing—maintenance and repairs

(Question No 1524)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Housing, upon notice, on 6 March 2007:

What has been the total cost of maintenance and repairs conducted by Housing ACT on (a) individual dwellings and (b) dwellings in multi-unit complexes during 2007;


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