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Division 2: Offer of accommodation and rent ceilings

7.7.12 Accommodation offer

  1. A Defence Housing Australia decision-maker may offer a member accommodation that has a rent ceiling which corresponds to their rank group and location row in Annex 7.E Part 2.

  2. If there is no accommodation available at the rent ceiling in subsection 1, a Defence Housing Australia decision-maker may offer a member available accommodation that has a rent ceiling above or below the member's rank group and location row in Annex 7.E Part 2.

    See:
    Section 7.7.3, Definitions, for the Defence Housing Australia decision-makers
    Division 3 section 7.7.14, Contributions for accommodation
    Annex 7.E Part 2, Rent ceilings

7.7.13 Rent ceilings

  1. A member who occupies accommodation under this Part has the rent ceiling specified in column B that corresponds with their circumstances in column A of the following table.

    Rent ceilings
    Item

    Column A

    If the member is...

    Column B

    their fortnightly rent ceiling is...

    1. living alone the amount for the member's rank and location in Annex 7.E Part 2.
    2. sharing the accommodation with another member the amount for the member's rank and location in Annex 7.E Part 3.
    3. sharing accommodation with a partner or other dependant under section 7.7.8.the amount for their rank and location in either of the following references
    1. Annex 7.E Part 1.2 if they live in 2 bedroom accommodation.
    2. Annex 7.E Part 1.1 if they live in 3 bedroom or more accommodation.
    4. in the Navy and meets all the criteria in subsection 7.7.13.1A the rent ceiling that applied immediately before they were posted to 2 Commando Regiment.

    1A.  For the purpose of item 4 of the table in subsection 1, the following criteria apply.

    1. The member is posted to 2 Commando Regiment.

    2. To undertake daily activities in locations where the safety and security of any of the following may otherwise be at risk.

      1. The member was posted to a location in Sydney.

      2. The member occupied accommodation provided under this Part.

    3. The member is granted an extension of their posting location under paragraph 1.3.55.1.b. to include the location where the member lived immediately before being posted to 2 Commando Regiment.

    4. The member continues to live in the accommodation they occupied immediately before being posted to 2 Commando Regiment.

  2. Conditions for rent ceilings set out under Part 8 Division 2, apply to members in accommodation under this Part.

    See: Part 8 Division 2, Rent ceilings

Application to Reservists: Yes, on continuous full-time service.



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