As a Unity Housing tenant you have the right to:
- Fair and non-discriminatory treatment;
- Be treated with respect;
- The protection of the Residential Tenancies Act;
- Confidentiality and privacy of your personal information unless disclosure consent is given;
- Expect your property is well-maintained;
- Security of tenure within the constraints of funding and program guidelines;
- Complain and appeal without being penalised if you do not agree with action taken or decisions made by Unity;
- Use an advocate;
- Be informed of how to participate in the organisation and to contribute to decision-making.
As a Unity Housing tenant you are responsible for:
Keeping your home and garden clean and free of rubbish;
- Paying your rent regularly and on time;
Using the property in a responsible manner;
Not causing or allowing damage to the property;
Your behaviour and that of other occupants and visitors, as well as any pets;
Providing entry to Unity or its contractors for inspections, repairs or servicing work;
Being a good neighbour;
Providing your income details for rent review;
Not letting anyone else move into your home without Unity permission;
Notifying Unity if you plan to be away from the property for long periods;
Leaving the property clean and tidy when you vacate;
Letting Unity know if your household income changes.
Click here to read Unity’s information guide Dealing with Neighbour Issues.