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Direct Lease Youth Priority Program policy
The Direct Lease Youth Priority Program’s now incorporated into public housing. From 27 August 2018 new registrations aren’t being approved, and customers aren’t being housed under the program.
Tenants currently housed under the program won’t have their lease agreements renewed or extended.
This policy sets out:
- how Direct Lease tenancies are managed
- what happens at the end of a Direct Lease tenancy.
Managing the tenancy
Housing SA manages Direct Lease tenancies in line with other Housing SA policies, including the:
At the end of the tenancy
Before the end of the lease agreement, Housing SA:
- assesses the tenant’s housing needs - eg determines if they’re eligible to register for public housing
- discusses other housing options and services with the tenant - eg renting privately, help paying bond and rent.
This policy is based on and complies with:
- South Australian Housing Trust Act 1995
- Direct Lease Conditions of Tenancy
- Direct Lease Youth Priority Program guidelines v12
Related policies and other documents
- Rent assessment policy
- Debt policy
- Disruptive behaviour policy
- Transfer policy
- Eligibility for public housing policy
Date this policy applies from
27 August 2018
The online version of the policy is the approved and current version. There is no guarantee that any printed copies are current.