Mark and his wife Francesca live in public housing managed by the Department of Housing.
They pay rent.
The couple’s house floods whenever it rains.
Mark has repeatedly notified the Department of Housing about the issue, but the problem has never been repaired.
Joint Media Release – Central Australia Aboriginal Legal Aid Service Inc. & ALRAR – Wednesday 23rd March 2016
A town camp in Alice Springs is following the lead of two other central Australian communities in pursuing legal avenues to repair their houses.
Yesterday half of the residents of Larapinta Valley (Yarrenyty-Arltere), Town Camp notified the NT Department of Housing of around 160 repairs required in their households.