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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. The rent ceiling that applies to the member eligible for accommodation under this Part is outlined in the following table.

    Rent ceilings
    Item If the member is... their fortnightly rent ceiling is...
    1. living alone the amount for the member's rank and location in Annex 7.E Part 2.
    See: Annex 7.E Part 2, Rent ceilings
    2. sharing the accommodation with another member the amount for the member's rank and location in Annex 7.E Part 3.
    See: Annex 7.E Part 3, Rent ceilings
    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.
    See:
    Division 1 section 7.7.8, Member becomes a member with dependants
    Annex 7.E Part 1.1 and Part 1.2, Rent ceilings

    See:
    Part 8 Division 1, Member eligible for rent allowance
    Annex 7.G, Example of how the rent ceiling and member's contribution works

  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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