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.
2. Apply for assistance
You can also download and complete a hard copy Application Form (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 (http://hpwstage/SiteCollectionDocuments/RentAssistAddTenants.pdf)