Statement of Tenant Rights

  • As a tenant of Summit Community Services Inc you have the right to:
  • Fair and non discriminatory treatment
  • Be treated with respect
  • Have access to safe, secure, appropriate and affordable housing
  • Participate in the activities of the organisation and be consulted on your housing needs and preferences
  • Be fully informed of your rights and responsibilities, and have realistic expectations of what the service can provide
  • Have information held about you by Summit Community Services Inc, maintained securely, treated sensitively and confidentially
  • Be consulted where changes to policy, or the way in which your tenancy is managed could have an adverse effect on you
  • Lodge complaints, grievances or appeals involving any breach of the Summit Community Services Inc principles and policy guidelines. To be given information about the complaints and disputes procedure and how to access it
  • Use advocates to assist you in dealing with Summit Community Services Inc
  • Be provided with information by Summit Community Services Inc to ensure you know your rights
  • Request any information about the service, or express any concern or objection about rules, practices or tenancy conditions.
  • These will be responded to promptly and appropriately, with the intention of firstly clarifying rules, rights, responsibilities or services provided

Statement of Tenant Responsibilities

As a tenant of Summit Community Services Inc, you have the responsibility to:

  • Care for your premises
  • Repay any damage caused by you or your guests
  • Pay rent on time
  • Report any repairs and maintenance
  • Ask Summit Community Services Inc if you want to sub let or assign the premises;
  • Return a signed copy of the condition report
  • Not alter or make additions to premises without Summit Community Services Inc permission
  • Give correct notice when you leave
  • Leave the premises in the same condition (except for wear and tear) as when your tenancy started
  • Not use the premises for illegal purposes
  • Not cause a nuisance
  • Not interfere with the peace, comfort or privacy of neighbours

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Established for 35 years
Servicing the Narrabri Shire area
2/116 Barwan St, Narrabri NSW
[email protected]
(02) 6792 1478


© Summit Community Services Inc 2018

© Summit Community Services Inc 2018