TOPICS

The following presentation will cover:

ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES

BASE SHELTER VALUE

PHASE-IN

Example 1:
                 Current rent: $565/month
                 New market rent: $750/month
                 25% X $565 = $141.25
                 Increase capped: $100/month
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                 Revised rent – year 1: $665/month
                 Revised rent – year 2: $750/month

Example 2:
                 Current rent: $180/month
                 New market rent: $280/month
                 25% X $180 = $45
                 Increase: $50/month
                 ***********************
                 Revised rent – year 1: $230/month
                 Revised rent – year 2: $280/month

ALLOCATION OF ACCOMMODATION

Premise: "1 bed per head"

Normally:
     —  Employee without dependants: one-bedroom unit
     —  Employee with one dependant: two-bedroom unit

Where appropriately sized unit is not available:
     —  Employee without dependants: 60% of the rent;
     —  Employee with dependants: no adjustment when unit larger than the norm.
     —  Unit smaller than the norm: no adjustment.

ADJUSTMENTS

As before, adjustments can be made to rent ...
     —  Loss of Privacy and Quiet Enjoyment;
     —  Maintenance Problems.

The Job-Imposed Occupancy adjustment has been discontinued.

INTRUSION TYPES

Intrusion Type Frequency
Availability to the Public 30% 20% 10%
Public Use of Living Facilities 20% 13% 10%
Offensive Noise 20% 13% 6%

SHELTER COST DIFFERENTIAL (SCD)

Example:

Private Market Government Housing
Average 3-bdrm det. bungalow: $1,300.00 Average 3-bdrm unit: $1,100.00
National average: $975.00 National average: $975.00
SCD (per month) $325.00 SCD (per month) $125.00

The following locations presently qualify:

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Total SCD paid to household capped at 100% of employee with dependants' rate.
Employee without dependants: 60% of that amount.
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Basket of Goods & Services

A new basket of goods ...

Old basket of goods and services included:

The new additions are:

Living Cost Differential (LCD)

Impact: LCD allowances will go up for all isolated posts.

LCD CEILING

PHASE-IN OF CEILING

LCD allowances for employee couples frozen for a FIVE YEAR period, or until future LCD rates are equal to or higher than amount household currently receives, whichever occurs first.

FUEL & UTILITIES DIFFERENTIAL (F&UD)

As a result, more posts may qualify for F&UD