november, 2016

15nov10:00 am- 1:00 pmFamily violence and tenancy workshop10:00 am - 1:00 pm Broadmeadows

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Event Details

Using the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (RTA) in conjunction with the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (FVPA), the training will examine how to provide support and protection for tenants that may, due to family violence issues:

  • Be at risk of becoming homeless
  • Need to break a lease to move to more secure accommodation
  • Want to take over the lease of their current property
  • Be fearful of being made accountable for damage to a property despite no longer residing at the home
  • Be required to attend a hearing at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

The workshop will include real life case studies involving lease breaks, creation and reduction of tenancies, apportioned liabilities etc.

Time

(Tuesday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Organizer

Tenants Union of Victoria

acampion@tuv.org.au