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Rent increases

105 Rent increases

(1) This section applies if a provider proposes to increase the rent payable by a resident under a rooming accommodation agreement.
(2) The resident is not required to pay the increase unless it is made under this section.
(3) The provider must give the resident a written notice stating—
(a) the amount of the increased rent; and
(b) the day, not earlier than 4 weeks after the day the notice is given, from which the increased rent is payable.
(4) Also, if the rooming accommodation agreement is for a fixed term, the rent may not be increased before the term ends unless—
(a) the agreement provides for a rent increase; and
(b) the agreement states the amount of the increase or how the amount of the increase is to be worked out; and
(c) the increase is made under the agreement.
(5) Subsections (2) to (4) do not apply if the parties amend the rooming accommodation agreement to provide for another service to be provided by the provider to the resident and for an increase in the rent in payment of the service.

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