How to manage your Rent Assistance
Your options and obligations for Rent Assistance.
Changing your address if you’re moving house
Learn about what you need to tell us when you move house and how it can affect your payments.
Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme payment types
Your child’s living arrangements determine which allowance or supplement you get.
Real estate details form (MOD R)
Use this form to let us know your share of a property's asset value and income.
When to report your income to Centrelink
If you’re getting an income support payment, we’ll tell you when you need to report any other income you get.
How to get Rent Assistance
You don’t need to submit a claim for Rent Assistance.
Who can get Rent Assistance
You can get Rent Assistance if you get certain payments from us and pay rent.
If you need to report your employment income, it’ll usually be every 14 days, on a date we tell you. We call this scheduled reporting.
What to report when you report income to Centrelink
We need to know the gross income you and your partner get so we can pay you the right amount.
How much Rent Assistance you can get
The amount of Rent Assistance you can get depends on how much rent you pay.