For the purposes of your rent review, a change in circumstances includes, but is not limited to:

  • An adult household member moving into or out of a property
  • A household member stops or starts work
  • A change in a household member’s income from employment
  • A change in a household member’s Centrelink income
  • Additional income being received from other sources.


Customers who receive a rent subsidy must advise Hume Housing of any change in their income and/or household circumstance within 21 days of the change.