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7.5.16 Start date of period of eligibility

Guidance

Example: A dependant moves into emergency accommodation on Monday without getting approval first. They then apply for emergency accommodation assistance. On Tuesday the CDF approves the accommodation. Accommodation costs can be paid from Tuesday onwards.

Guidance

Example 1: The member has to leave the losing location separately to perform temporary duty at another location before commencing duty in the posting location. The dependants are able to remain in temporary accommodation in the losing location. This allows them to arrive in the posting location at the same time as the member.

Example 2: The member has to leave the losing location separately to perform duty at another location before commencing duty in the posting location. The dependants may leave the losing location at the same time as the member and travel separately to the posting location. They are eligible for temporary accommodation allowance in the posting location before the member arrives.

7.5.17 Length of period of eligibility

Guidance

Example 1: A member is removed to a new posting location. The member lived in a non-Service residence at their losing location. The member could be granted three nights' temporary accommodation allowance at the losing location. This could be made up of one night's allowance for the night of a pre-pack, another for the night of uplift, and another for the final cleaning and handing over of the residence.

Example 2: A member is removed to a new posting location. The member lived in a Service residence at their losing location. Only a pre-vacation inspection before uplift was required. The member could be granted two nights' temporary accommodation allowance at the losing location. This could be made up of one night's allowance for the night of pre-pack, and another for the night of uplift.

Example 3: A member is removed from one Service residence to another within their posting location. Only a pre-vacation inspection before uplift was required. The member is granted two nights' temporary accommodation allowance. This could be made up of one night's allowance for the night of pre-pack, and another for the night of uplift.

Guidance

For table item 6, the list of deployments approved by the Minister is available in Annex 17.1.A (PDF 124KB).

7.5.18 Member buying a home

Guidance

Example: A member has been getting temporary accommodation allowance for two weeks while searching for a home to rent. They decide to buy a home. They may be paid temporary accommodation allowance for up to four more weeks.

7.5.19 Member temporarily out of a residence

7.5.20 Extension of period of eligibility

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