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Apply for a COVID-19 Rental Grant


The COVID-19 Rental Grant is a one-off payment of up to 4 weeks rent (maximum of $2000) available to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic who do not have access to other financial assistance.

Applications closed at 5pm on 27 April 2020.

If you have already applied

You may need to supply additional evidence to support your application. If so, you will receive an email from us detailing the evidence needed to complete the assessment of your application. You will have 14 business days from that email to provide this. If we don’t receive it within this timeframe, your application will be assessed as ineligible.

More information

If you have questions about the assistance available to you, please contact the Residential Tenancies Authority on 1800 497 161 (8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday).