A home is more than just a roof over your head. It is safety, comfort and a place to be proud of. Now that you have a home to call your own here are some tips on how to look after it. Your property should be cleaned regularly – both inside and out. Ensure lawns and gardens are maintained.
All rubbish bins are put out on the correct nights to avoid build up. Arrange council pick-up to collect old appliances and furniture. Removing unregistered cars or car parts from your yard or your street. Abandoned vehicles are a serious safety risk to young children. Pets are allowed in your home if the property is suitable for the animal. Please ensure they don’t interfere with the safety and the privacy of neighbours. You are not allowed to have dogs in your home, if they have been declared dangerous by a local council, or a court under the Companion Animals Act. There are some additional responsibilities that include, the behaviour of household members, visitors and guests, and the security of your property, including advising FACS if there are any issues with your smoke alarms, gas or electrical cooking appliances, or any damage in the common area, that may prevent you and other residents from gaining access or using the premises. If you need maintenance and repairs you should always notify you need maintenance and repairs you should always notify 1300 468 746 or log a repair request online by going into the link,
www.housing.nsw.gov.au and follow the prompts. Also please contact FACS immediately on 1300 468 746 to report any water leaks such as a dripping tap, running toilet system, a leaking shower head, hot water service or an outdoor tap. Water leaks cost you money, a dripping tap can cost $1 a week and a constantly running toilet can cost you around $50 a week. As a tenant you have the right to enjoy your home peacefully. Please make sure you follow these guidelines to keep your property looking beautiful.