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1.1.S.400 Sub-tenant in public housing (RA)


For the purposes of RA, a sub-tenant in public housing is a person who leases accommodation in an SHA house or flat/apartment from the primary tenant (1.1.P.400). The sub-tenant does not have a rental contract, tenancy agreement or lease with an SHA.

Act reference: SSAct section 13(3AC) If a person pays, or is liable to pay, rent …

Policy reference: SS Guide Government rent & RA

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