Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 1 Hansard (20 February) . . Page.. 385 ..
depending on previous arrears history an appointment is made with tenant to discuss arrears and their payment in full, or to negotiate a repayment agreement, or a Notice to Vacate (NTV) is issued under the RTA
if agreement is reached, account is monitored until it is brought to 2 weeks in advance
if NTV is issued, tenant has 7 days in which to lodge a request for a review
if request for review is lodged, depending on previous arrears history, tenant may be offered 'one final agreement' to repay arrears
if agreement entered into is not adhered to, the matter is referred to the Legal Unit which lodges an application with the Residential Tenancies Tribunal (RTT) for a termination and possession order and tenant is advised accordingly
if no final agreement is offered the matter is referred to the Legal Unit, which lodges an application with the RTT and tenant is advised accordingly. Legal processes are followed. At any time until the RTT makes an order, proceedings will be suspended if the tenant enters into an agreement.
ACT Housing properties (Question No 370)
Mr Cornwell asked the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services, upon notice, on 18 February 2003.
What is the total amount of occupant debt in ACT Housing properties as at 31 December 2002?
Mr Wood: The answer to the member's question is as follows:
The occupant rental debt at 31 December 2002 was $617,326.05.
Community information technology access plan (Question No 371)
Mr Cornwell asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 18 February 2003:
In relation to the answer to Question on Notice 313:
1. Is the Community Information Technology Access Plan available;
2. If not, can you advise when in 'early 2003' the Plan will be available.