Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2002 Week 2 Hansard (21 February) . . Page.. 534 ..
(Question No 26)
Mr Stefaniak asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice:
In relation to Act Housing evictions:
- For the following years, how many tenants were (a) evicted, and (b) the specific reasons given for the evictions:
- 2000; and
Mr Wood: The answer to the member's question is:
1(a) ACT Housing's evictions data is maintained by Financial Year.
(a) 1997/1998 128
(b) 1998/1999 50
(c) 1999/2000 38
(d) 2000/2001 56
(e) 2001/2002 68 (to 18/12/2001)
1(b) Specific reasons for evictions include the following kinds of tenancy breaches.
(b) excessive noise;
- property damage;
- refusal to allow justifiable property inspections.
Debt is the most frequent reason for seeking an eviction.