First stage of manufactured homes amendments to commence on 31 October 2018
The first stage of the manufactured homes amendments introduced by the Housing Legislation (Building Better Futures) Amendment Act 2017 will commence on 31 October 2018.
Park owners will recall that only the new behavioural standards for park owners and home owners commenced on assent (10 November 2017); and that the balance of the amendments would commence in two stages.
The first stage of amendments that commences on 31 October 2018 concerns site rent increases, dispute resolution, emergency and visitor access, limitations on utility charging, and home owners committees.
Specifically, these amendments are as follows:
Park owners should familiarise themselves with the new provisions moving forward so that they are complied with from 31 October 2018.
Should park owners require any more information or advice with respect to the new amendments and what they mean for the operation of your park, please contact HopgoodGanim Lawyers’ Special Counsel, Anthony Pitt, of our Manufactured Homes team.