This policy relates to Housing Pathways’ Transfer Policy.
The purpose of this policy is to provide for tenancy reinstatement in circumstances where a former tenant was justified in vacating their property.
A former tenant is a tenant previously occupying social housing property managed by Southern Cross Housing (SCH).
This policy applies to all social housing properties managed by SCH.
A former tenant is eligible to apply for tenancy reinstatement if they vacated their property because:
To be considered for tenancy reinstatement, former tenants must prove that:
The decision on whether to approve an application for tenancy reinstatement is at the discretion of SCH.
Regional Managers are responsible for assessing applications for tenancy reinstatement and making a recommendation to the General Manager, Operations for approval.
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