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June 2018

June 14, 2018

Tenants enjoying their kitchen upgrades

The Property Services Team recently completed a Capital Works program that saw 12 properties have aging kitchens and/or bathrooms replaced. This means existing tenants who have lived in the property for many years with good rental histories are now enjoying a better standard of housing. Kenneth and Barbara have lived in their Tuart Hill unit […]

Tenants enjoying their kitchen upgrades

June 14, 2018

Moving on from Foundation Housing

Foundation Housing provides affordable housing for people in housing need, for as long as they need it. And for some people this long term affordable accommodation means they reach a position where home ownership becomes a possibility. There are a number of options available for owning your own home such as the Keystart program which […]

Moving on from Foundation Housing

June 14, 2018

What is anti-social behaviour?

While we always want to ensure our tenants are safe and protected from anti-social behaviour, we’ve recently received a number of calls from people reporting ‘anti-social’ behaviour which isn’t actually classified as this. As a reminder to all tenants: Anti-social behaviour is that which ‘disturbs, annoys or interferes with a person’s ability to go about […]

What is anti-social behaviour?

June 14, 2018

The good news on student jobs

The rent we charge our tenants is generally based on the income of everyone living at the property, not just the primary tenant, so you may be concerned that any money younger members of your family living in your home earn will affect your rent. But the good news is that if they’re under 21 […]

The good news on student jobs

June 14, 2018

Ambulance cover

While you should never hesitate to call an ambulance for someone who is suddenly sick, injured or badly affected by drugs or alcohol, they will ultimately be responsible for the cost of St John’s attending. A single trip to hospital in an ambulance costs $949 and unfortunately it’s not covered by Medicare, Healthcare cards, Pharmaceutical […]

Ambulance cover