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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1993 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 20 May 1993) . . Page.. 1701 ..


ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS

MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY QUESTION

QUESTION NO. 594

Housing Trust Properties - Griffith

MR CORNWELL - Asked the Minister for Housing and Community Services - In relation to the ACT Housing Trusts flats in Light Street, Griffith -

(1) How many are there and what size are they.

(2) Are any of these flats occupied by embassy staff.

(3) If so, how many and under what agreement with which

Embassies.

(4) How many are occupied by non-Embassy staff tenants receiving

rent relief.

MR CONNOLLY - The answer to the Members question is as follows:

(1) 146 in total comprising;

(a) Bedsitters - 29

(b) Two Bedroom Flats - 117

(2) Yes

(3)&(4) Seven flats are occupied by embassy staff under tenancy agreements dated from 2 November 1960. The Housing Trust receives market rent for each of the properties, rental rebates are not provided to embassy staff. The remainder of the flats are occupied by Housing Trust tenants who, if eligible, are entitled to rental rebates.

It would not be appropriate to provide rental rebate information about a specific location.

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