Community Housing Industry Association Victoria
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Read about CHIA Vic's presentation on securing affordable housing contributions at the Municipal Association of Victoria’s Inter-Council Affordable Housing Forum
The recent rental reforms introduced new disclosure obligations, which mandate information that must be provided before a rental agreement is signed. These new disclosure requirements mean that CHOs will need to ensure that the relevant information is stored, provided and that evidence of the disclosure is maintained.
For those of us living on Australia’s east coast, an end to lockdown has been met with relief and celebration. There’s lingering anxiety and concern, of course, but for so many it has been a tough 20 months. Well, consider this: living in poverty is like living in permanent lockdown.
It’s a Review that will identify what future regulatory arrangements will best support the long-term interests of social housing residents and their communities - and we have been working with our members to provide our industry insights.
A common criticism from rental providers who regularly attend VCAT has been the unpredictability of outcomes due to different VCAT Members interpreting the same RTA provisions in different ways.
From Mallacoota to Maidstone, Mildura to Mount Waverley, the latest rapid round of Big Housing Build projects will make a significant improvement in the lives of thousands of Victorians.
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We continue to work with the sector to identify and create the community housing sector of the futureOur industry plan
New rental regulations (Residential Tenancies Regulations 2021) have now been released and, along with the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2018, outline the reforms to the RTA that came into force on 29 March 2021.See the course