When this section of the Housing (Regulation of Approved Housing Bodies) 2019 Act is commenced, the AHBRA will have responsibility for establishing and maintaining a Register and for registering AHBs. This section provides information about the area of registration.

About Registration

The Housing (Regulation of Approved Housing Bodies) Act 2019 provides for the regulator to establish and maintain a Register and to register persons as AHBs.

The Register

The Housing (Regulation of Approved Housing Bodies) Act 2019 specifies the type of information that the AHBRA must enter in the Register.

Deemed Registered

All organisations that currently have Approved Housing Body status and are listed on the Department’s register will be ‘deemed’ registered.

New AHBs

An organisation wishing to become an Approved Housing Body must meet the Eligibility Criteria and make an Application to Register.

Eligibility & Registration

The powers and functions of the AHBRA will be commenced on a phased basis and it is anticipated that all aspects relating to Eligibility Criteria and Application to Register will be commenced early 2022.

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