7.8.19 Rent allowance - General
7.8.20 Rent allowance - sharing a home
7.8.21 House-sitter for absent member
7.8.22 Resident child carer
7.8.23 Home is sublet
7.8.25 Furniture rental
Example: A member who enters a 'rent-to-buy' scheme to get a refrigerator cannot count that cost as rent.
Example: The member owns two microwaves. It is reasonable for the member to take one of them to the rented home and leave one with their unaccompanied resident family.
7.8.26 Major General – reduced rent allowance
7.8.27 Member promoted
Example: A member is promoted from Captain to Major and applies to the Defence Housing Australia to have their rent allowance adjusted to the rent allowance ceiling for a Major. They would also pay the contribution for a Major.