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Rent Relief Scheme

Are you renting privately in the ACT? Have you been struggling with the rising cost of living?

Care is administering the ACT Government's Rent Relief Scheme. The Scheme is designed to assist private renters on low/moderate incomes to catch up on arrears, relieve some financial pressure and/or prevent eviction. 


The Rent Relief payment is a one-off payment of 4 weeks rent, up to a maximum of $2,500.

Care can also assist with access to services and supports to improve your financial situation. 

Eligibility for a Rent Relief Grant:
  • Be a tenant or occupant in the ACT in a rental agreement - through a real estate or private landlord

  • Be experiencing rental stress or severe financial hardship that is affecting your tenancy 

  • Have a gross household income within the below limits: 

    • Single adult                        $54,643​

    • Sole parent                         $57,474

    • Each additional adult      $20,905

    • Each additional child       $18,127 

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Here to help

If you would like to apply or for more information please contact us or submit an enquiry

Mobile: 0423 161 727
Office:  6257 1788

Rent Relief Scheme enquiry

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