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How do I write a rental assistance letter?

I want to continue to do so, and this grant from [name of nonprofit] can help me stay up-to-date with my rent. At this time, with this rent assistance, I’ll be able to pay [amount] by [date]. The nonprofit will reach out directly to you to confirm (and possibly negotiate) my rent payment by phone or email.

How does Bond Assistance work?

What is bond assistance? When you secure a rental property in the private market, you will be required to pay a Bond to secure the property. FACS Housing enables eligible clients to access up to 100% of the bond needed via a loan scheme where regular repayments are made directly to FACS Housing.

What does a rent bond cover?

If you’re looking to a rent a property, you’re almost certain to have to a pay a bond. Your rental bond, generally worked out at four times your weekly rent, can be thought of as a security deposit. It gives your landlord some financial security if you skip out without paying the rent or damage the property in any way.

How do I write a letter to landlord for rent reduction?

Dear (property manager’s name), I wanted to contact you today to ask if we could discuss lowering my rent. I love living here but lately, finances have been difficult and a slight reduction in rent would go a long way in helping. It’s important to me to be a good and responsible tenant.

Does Centrelink pay back rent assistance?

*Note: – Rent assistance cannot be backdated. Payments can only be paid from the payday following notification that you are renting.

Does rent bond do credit checks?

Yes, part of the RentBond assessment process is a credit check.

Can unpaid rent be deducted from bond?

Landlords and property managers can often make a claim against the bond for: rent arrears (rent is not up-to-date) damage to the property caused by the tenant or their guests (NOTE: landlords cannot claim for fair wear and tear) cleaning expenses (if the rental was not sufficiently cleaned at the end of the tenancy)

What’s considered normal wear and tear for rental?

Normal wear and tear refers to gradual damage that you would expect to see in a property over time. For example, worn carpets, faded curtains and minor scuffs and scrapes on the walls are all things that are extremely difficult if not impossible to avoid over a period of months and years.

How does a tenant contribute to a rental bond?

The Rental Deposit Authority holds all rental bonds. You can pay a bond as one amount, or each tenant can contribute an amount, called a bond contribution. A tenant can pay the bond once the owner or agent has completed the lodgement in MyBond. The tenant will receive a notification when this has happened.

What kind of assistance can you get with a rentstart loan?

There are 5 types of Rentstart assistance: Rentstart Bond Loan – An interest-free loan where you can apply for up to 100% of a rental bond. In exceptional circumstances, Housing NSW may provide a loan of up to 100% of the bond.

Can you get advance rent with a rentstart bond?

Advance Rent – A grant that’s provided to clients who already have a Rentstart Bond Loan, but are finding it difficult to meet the set-up costs of their tenancy.

Can you get a bond loan for rent?

The loans are for bonds only. If you need help with moving costs or for rent in advance, you may be eligible for help from the Housing Establishment Fund, see Financial help for private renters.