Property and asset management

The SA Housing Authority allocates properties to community housing providers.

Community housing provider responsibilities

What they are responsible for

Community housing providers are responsible for:

  • property maintenance and repairs
  • modifications for people with a disability
  • conducting regular property inspections
  • developing and implementing the annual maintenance plan for each property
  • developing, submitting and implementing the annual summary maintenance plan or an asset management plan
  • managing vacant properties for new tenants
  • returning a property to the SA Housing Authority
  • liaising with the SA Housing Authority to transfer a property to another community housing provider or sell to tenants
  • engaging contractors and tradespeople
  • occupational health, safety and welfare and fire safety awareness.

What they're not responsible for

Community housing providers are not responsible for:

  • air conditioners, ceiling fans or room heaters
  • antennas
  • washing machines or dishwashers
  • window treatments, curtains and internal or external blinds
  • floor coverings
  • light fittings
  • refrigeration units
  • rainwater tanks, other than when it's the only source of water for the premises
  • spa bath and swimming pool pumps and associated plant or equipment
  • waste disposal units
  • water pumps, other than where they provide the only water supply to the premises
  • garden sheds.

Community housing providers can charge a small additional levy to cover the cost of these items. For further information see section 9 Additional Services Levies in the Addendum 1 - Community housing rent procedure for General Tenancies (594.8 KB PDF).

Policies and procedures

Guidelines and factsheets

Forms

Reporting


Related information

On this site

Disability modifications in community housing

Documents

Practical advice for selecting a builder, tradesperson or contractor

For an alternative version of any document on this page contact SA Housing Authority.


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Page last updated 2 August 2022

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Last Updated:
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