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Affordable rental housing is for people with incomes that are very low, low or moderate. It’s quite a range, but then there are a wide variety of people who can access affordable rental housing.
The rent for these affordable studios, units and houses will be at least 20% less than market rent. For example, if the market rent is $500 a week, then the affordable rental amount would be $400 a week. If you are eligible for affordable housing, this can make a big difference to your weekly budget.
Most affordable rental housing is managed by not-for-profit community housing providers. Each property has its own eligibility criteria, and the providers assess applications like yours against these criteria when they are determining eligibility.
If you are keen on applying for any of this kind of properties, you can rest assure that your individual circumstances will be assessed with each application. More information on affordable rental housing can be found at: www.facs.nsw.gov.au/
Affordable housing rents vary and are subject to market conditions. These rental amounts are usually offered at 20 – 30% below the market rate and are subject to the affordable housing criteria. When applying for affordable housing properties there is no minimum threshold, but you cannot exceed more than 30% of your weekly income in rent.
For further information on eligibility for affordable housing go to www.welcomemat.com.au
WelcomeMat is Australia’s first bespoke tenant-matching platform for affordable rental housing. WelcomeMat will help you:
WelcomeMat will help you navigate your affordable rental housing journey and secure your next property. Key2 Realty works in conjunction with WelcomeMat for all our Affordable Housing properties.