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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 1 Hansard (16 February) . . Page.. 319..


(2) The Positive Parenting Program was chosen to compliment the existing range of parenting groups within the ACT. This will lead to a greater number of options for families to choose from based on their specific needs and presenting issues.

Housing-affordable

(Question No 838)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services, upon notice, on 15 December 2005:

(1) What percentage of affordable housing will be made available for sale at (a) Fraser Court and (b) Burnie Court to people on incomes between $35,000 and $55,000;

(2) What scope is there for such affordable housing options at the above-mentioned sites to be offered via a balloting process to eligible moderate income purchasers.

Mr Hargreaves

: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) There will be affordable housing provided at Fraser Court and Burnie Court which will be made available for rent through either Housing ACT or a community housing provider. The percentage of affordable housing will be determined as part of the joint venture negotiations.

(2) See (1).

Housing-tenant debt

(Question No 839)

Mrs Burke asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services, upon notice, on 15 December 2005:

(1) Further to the response to Question on Notice HD 04, Annual and Financial Reports 2004-05, what is the current level of tenant debt within the COREHAP program;

(2) Why is this not reported as a separate level of debt by Housing ACT in order to provide a clear indication of the levels of debt held by tenants who reside in Housing ACT properties and tenants supported in the Community Housing sector.

Mr Hargreaves

: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) As at 3 December 2005, CORHAP debt was $155,660.13.

(2) Debt for CORHAP properties is not separated from debt owed by public housing tenants in order to report the total debt attributable to all properties managed by Housing ACT. The tenancies are managed by providers under the CORHAP program, whereas the properties are under the control of, and managed by Housing ACT. Information on the debt owed by all tenancies, including that by CORHAP providers is available to individual managers and to the Management of Housing ACT.


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