Water Charges Agreement

When a tenant has doubts about their water rates, they should first raise these concerns with their housing manager. If their litigation cannot be resolved, the concern should be raised by the Homes North complaint policy. Tenants are required to pay for their actual water consumption, unless section 4.2 applies. Homes North decides whether, on the basis of actual use, it is paid or not, depending on whether this section applies to new, transferable, changing and subsequent circumstances. When tenants move into a property calculated on the basis of actual use, they are charged at a price of no more than $8.95 per week, until the bill is received by the water pricing authority and the actual water consumption can be determined. An adjustment is then made to determine whether an additional payment should be made or whether its non-rental account is credited. If tenants are for a full billing period, tenants are billed after their actual use, as billed by the water service. The water count cannot be in the tenant`s name. Some water companies will provide a copy of the account to the tenant with the landlord`s consent. The purpose of this directive is to explain who is responsible for paying water taxes for Homes North Real Estate and how Homes North assesses and enforces these water charges. To account for water used in public spaces, 10% of the water consumption charged by the water service is paid by Homes North (unless the common water consumption comes entirely from an on-site rainwater tank). This policy includes real estate owned by Homes North or managed by Homes North as social or affordable housing.

It applies to tenants who occupy these properties under a housing agreement, including a rental agreement or an occupancy agreement. There is no exemption from water charges for tenants temporarily removed from their homes. A dosed water supply allows a water supplier to calculate the amount of water consumed. The tenant pays for all the charges on water, if: operator to operate, manage and obtain the communal water facilities (raw and drinking) – some of the sewage treatment plants. The landlord must pay the entire water bill and then ask the tenant for a refund.