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Part 2: Suitable own home

7.2.1 Purpose

This Part sets out these matters.

  1. What a member's suitable home is.

  2. When a member who owns a suitable home at their posting location may or may not be eligible for housing assistance.

7.2.2 Member's own home and housing assistance

Normally, a member who owns a suitable home at their posting location is not eligible for housing assistance. They may be eligible for assistance if one of these things happens.

  1. The home becomes unsuitable.

  2. The home is unavailable to live in when the member is posted to the location.

  3. The member is required by their Service to occupy another home.

    See: Sections 7.2.11, 7.2.12, 7.2.16, 7.2.17 and 7.2.18

7.2.3 Contents

This Part includes the following Divisions.

Division 1 Introduction to suitable own home

Division 2 Home becomes unsuitable

Division 3 Home may be unsuitable if it is rented out

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



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