Request for proposals – social housing head leasing


The Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development has released Requests for proposals for the construction of social housing in Darwin and Tennant Creek.

In total, 68 dwellings are planned for construction under the social housing head leasing initiative to increase public housing stock. This includes 56 dwellings in Darwin and 12 dwellings in Tennant Creek.

Developers will be offered long-term leases of 10 years with an option of a five year extension. The department will then sub-let to tenants who qualify for social housing.

Properties for consideration must be scheduled to begin or capable of beginning construction by June 2020.

Information sessions will be held in Darwin on 22 August, 2pm at the Litchfield Room, DoubleTree by Hilton the Esplanade and in Tennant Creek 29 August, 2pm at the NT Government Centre Conference Room.

For supporting documents and to submit a proposal go to and search D19-0230.

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