RentAssist bond loan scheme (DHHS)

About this service

Provides information about how to access an interest free loan for a private rental bond.

    • Service name

      RentAssist bond loan scheme (DHHS)

    • Urgency levels

      Some Help, Just Curious, Direct Help

    • Service area

      City of Kingston, City of Glen Eira, City of Port Phillip, City of Stonnington

    • Eligibility criteria

      You are eligible for a bond loan if:
      •You meet the bond loan income and asset eligibility limits
      •You are a permanent Australian resident
      •Your share of the rent is less than 55 per cent of your gross (before tax) weekly income
      •You do not own or part-own a house, flat or unit
      •You have repaid any previous bond loans
      •You do not owe any money on previous or current public housing tenancies.
      Some exemptions may apply. Contact your local Centrelink office for more information. Cheltenham Office
      Cheltenham Office Address:4-10 Jamieson Street, Cheltenham VIC 3192Tel:(03) 8585 6000 1300 555 526

    • Service type