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Bond Loan and Rental Grant application

A Bond Loan is an interest-free loan to cover your rental bond when moving into private rental accommodation. The loan is up to a maximum of 4 weeks rent, and must be repaid.

A Rental Grant is a one-off grant of 2 weeks rent – it helps people in housing crisis to move into private rental housing. A Rental Grant is paid directly to the real estate agent or lessor (landlord) after the tenancy starts.

1. Check your eligibility

You may be eligible to apply for a bond loan, rental grant or both, depending on your situation. There are different rules for bond loans and rental grants.

Eligibility tool Bond Loan calculator

2. Apply for assistance

Choose from the options below that best suits your needs.

Bond Loan application
Rental Grant application
Bond Loan and Rental Grant application

You can also download and complete a hard copy Application Form (PDF, 260KB). In addition, if you have more than two applicants, download and complete the Additional Applicants Form (PDF, 101KB).

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