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Rent Assistance increases 20 March 2020

Rent Assistance rates and thresholds will increase on 20 March 2020. Find out what the new payment rates and limits are for those entitled to rent assistance.

News

Lift supplement by 30%, PM urged

Government report shows 40 per cent of Australians receiving rent assistance live in chronic housing stress.

Age Pension payment rates

Rent assistance 20 Sept 2019

Rent assistance rates and thresholds will increase on 20 September 2019. Find out what the new payment rates and limits are for those entitled to rent assistance.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Retirement village rent assistance

Elsa’s mother is moving into a serviced apartment in a retirement village, and even though she is paying for the unit, is she eligible for rent assistance?

Age Pension payment rates

Rent assistance 20 March 2019

Rent assistance rates and thresholds will increase on 20 March 2019. Find out what the new payment rates and limits are for those entitled to rent assistance.

Finance

Explained: Rent assistance

While rents have not increased as quickly as other prices over the past couple of years, the fact remains that if you are a tenant and not working or retired, your housing will be expensive.

Age Pension payment rates

Rent assistance: 20 September 2018

Rent assistance rates and thresholds will increase on 20 September 2018. Find out what the new payment rates and limits are for those entitled to rent assistance.

Federal Budget

‘Budget fails 12% of pensioners’

Think tank Per Capita has poured scorn on what it calls the “systemic failure” of the Federal Government to help pensioners who rent, saying that Budget 2018 ignores their financial plight.

Age Pension payment rates

Rent assistance – 20 March 2018

Rent assistance rates and thresholds will increase on 20 March 2018. Find out what the new payment rates and limits are for those entitled to rent assistance.

Living in retirement

Don’t get caught out in a caravan

There are a couple of Centrelink rules that apply to retirees accessing the full Age Pension and other benefits if they have a caravan park address.

Age Pension payment rates

Rent assistance – 20 September 2017

Rent assistance rates and thresholds will increase on 20 September 2017. Find out what the new payment rates and limits are for those entitled to rent assistance.

Age Pension payment rates

Rent assistance – 20 September 2017

Rent assistance rates and thresholds will increase on 20 September 2017. Find out what the new payment rates and limits are for those entitled to rent assistance.

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