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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 your 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

Try our new way of applying for these services.

We are trying a new way of delivering services to Queenslanders online. "myQld" is a new website that lets us trial new features and using the feedback tools, you can tell us what works for you, so we can make our online services better. We are aiming to make it easier for you to transact with Government. Bond loans and rental grants are the first of these services we are trying on myQld.

Create your profile and upload your identification to make it faster to apply for bond loans and rental grants now, and to use other Queensland Government services in the future.

Apply in myQld

If you are experiencing domestic and family violence, use the following forms or call us for assistance to apply on ph.1300 650 282.

You can also download and complete a hard copy Application Form (PDF, 260KB). (http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/RentAssist.pdf) In addition, if you have more than two applicants, download and complete the Additional Applicants Form (PDF, 101KB). (http://hpwstage/SiteCollectionDocuments/RentAssistAddTenants.pdf)

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