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Part 7: Member without dependants and member with dependants (unaccompanied) choice accommodation

7.7.1 Overview

  1. This Part provides Defence Housing Australia accommodation for members without dependants and members with dependants (unaccompanied) who are eligible for rent allowance.

  2. A member without dependants or a member with dependants (unaccompanied) may choose to apply for accommodation under this Part as an alternative benefit to living-in accommodation or rent allowance.

7.7.2 Contents

This Part includes the following Divisions.

Division 1 Accommodation

Division 2 Offer of accommodation and rent ceilings

Division 3 Contributions

7.7.3 Definitions

This table defines terms used in this Part.

Term Definition in this Part
Defence Housing Australia decision-maker Any of the following Defence Housing Australia employees are able to act as decision-makers under this Part.
  • Team Leader in the Housing Management Centre (HMC)
  • Housing Management Centre Manager
  • National Operations – Allocations Manager
  • Defence Housing Australia Housing Consultant
Rank group In this Part, a rank group is a group of ranks that includes a member's rank.
Rent ceiling Has the same meaning and operation as in section 7.8.10.
See: Part 8 Division 2 section 7.8.10 , Rent ceilings - other members

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

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