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Renter in transitional housing refuses alternative accommodation

S. 91ZZF(1) amended by No. 40/2022 s. 60(22).

    (1)     A residential rental provider which is Homes Victoria or a delegate of Homes Victoria may give a renter a notice to vacate rented premises if—

        (a)     the rented premises were provided as transitional housing; and

S. 91ZZF(1)(b) amended by No. 40/2022 s. 60(22).

        (b)     Homes Victoria, under this section, has published requirements for renters of transitional housing to seek alternative accommodation; and

        (c)     the renter has—

              (i)     unreasonably refused to seek alternative accommodation in accordance with those requirements; or

              (ii)     refused a reasonable offer of alternative accommodation made in accordance with those requirements.

    (2)     The notice must specify a termination date that is not less than 30 days after the date on which the notice is given.

    (3)     In this section "transitional housing" means accommodation for a period of more than 14 days and less than 12 months provided to persons in crisis as a result of homelessness or impending homelessness.

S. 91ZZF(4) amended by No. 40/2022 s. 60(23).

    (4)     Homes Victoria, by notice published in the Government Gazette, may publish its requirements for renters of transitional housing to seek alternative accommodation.

S. 91ZZG inserted by No. 45/2018 s. 236 (as amended by Nos 47/2019 s. 82, 32/2020 ss 10, 13, 1/2021 s. 94).

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