Community housing organisations have a responsibility to ensure tenancies are managed in accordance with tenancy law. This workshop provides community housing workers with an introductory understanding of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (RTA) in Victoria.
This workshop covers the legal and regulatory requirements of housing and tenancy management within Victoria including the duties and responsibilities of renters and rental providers, some of the key legal documents referred to in tenancy management and the legalities of key tenancy functions including rents, inspections and Tribunal.
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The workshop takes a blended learning approach
Enjoy a 4-hour fully interactive online Zoom session: join the Zoom session from any device, laptop, desktop, tablet or mobile phone
Upon completion, gain access to online downloadable self-study materials to reinforce learning
What you'll learn:
Understand the importance and purpose of the RTA
General responsibilities of renters and rental providers (previously referred to as tenants and landlords)
Introduction to legal documents including Residential Rental Agreement, Condition Report and Mandatory Disclosures
Learn the regulations relevant to core tenancy function in community housing including rents, inspections and ending tenancies
Introduction to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Overview of other regulatory requirements and how they relate to community housing providers
Elaine has over 15 years' experience in operational and leadership roles in the housing industry in Australia, both in the private and social housing sectors.
Delivering interactive workshops with a wealth of experience and understanding of industry practices and a passion to build peoples skills.
She holds a post graduate degree in Social Science, Housing Management and Policy from Swinburne University with extensive experience in housing management and program development in community housing.