7.8.19 Working out rent allowance
7.8.20 Shared home
7.8.21 House-sitter for absent member
7.8.22 Resident child carer
7.8.23 Home is sublet
7.8.24 Allowance and contribution for dependant who is also a member
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 dependants.
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.