Who is eligible for bond assistance?
You may be eligible for the bond loan if you are an Australian citizen, and a resident of NSW. The loan is interest-free and paid back to DCJ Housing. via
Does Centrelink help with bond money?
If you are eligible for a Centrelink payment, you might be eligible for rent assistance and a bond loan. via
How does a bond loan work?
The NSW Government offers an interest-free loan to cover part or all of the rental bond for eligible clients. will not be paying more than 50 per cent of your household's total gross weekly income in rent on the property you wish to lease. The loan is interest-free and paid back to DCJ Housing. via
How long does Rentstart bond loan take?
Your payments will start approximately 3 weeks from this date. We will send you a letter advising you when your payments will start. You can find more information about payment options online. via
Can I get help with a bond for a house?
Help paying your tenancy deposit
A rent guarantee scheme (or bond scheme) gives your landlord a written guarantee - known as a bond - instead of a cash deposit. You might need to pay the money back over time - every council has different rules. Get more information from your local council. via
How do you make money from bonds?
What is difference between a bond and a loan?
When a company takes out a loan, it is typically borrowing money from a bank. With bonds, the issuing company makes periodic interest payments to its bondholders, usually twice a year, and repays the principal amount at the end of the bond's term, or maturity date. via
How long does it take for a bond application to be approved?
The Bank will approve the loan subject to a property valuation, and subject to meeting all the credit and FICA requirements. This valuation is done to ensure the Bank that the property being purchased reflects its true value. From here, the application usually takes between three and seven working days. via
Can you negotiate bond?
It depends on your own rental agreement with your landlord and/or rental agent. However, your landlord/real estate agent may be open to negotiating your bond, especially if you're finding it difficult to front up the cash on the spot. via
Can a bond be paid in installments?
Paying the bond
You can pay the bond: as a lump sum, or. in instalments starting from when you sign the tenancy agreement – if the landlord agrees. via
Can I pay my bond in Instalments?
A bond covers the tenancy of the whole property, not each individual tenant. If a landlord agrees, the bond may be paid in instalments. A landlord cannot request or receive additional bond payments (or 'top-ups') during the tenancy. The only exception is under Housing NSW issued tenancy guarantees. via
How can I pay my bond faster?
Do you have to pay bond upfront?
The bond is usually paid by the tenant to the landlord or property manager before the tenant moves into the rental. It is separate to the weekly rent and should not be mistaken as being an 'upfront' rental payment. The bond cannot be in any form other than money, and will be held for the duration of the lease. via
What is rent guarantee scheme?
Guaranteed Rent also known as Rent to Rent is where an individual or company takes an interest in a property for a period of time from a landlord and guarantees to pay a fixed rent to the landlord. The landlord gives consent to the third party, 'the Renter', to then rent the property to other tenants. via
Does easy bond pay do credit checks?
Applying is easy and no credit rating is required. Simply tell your property manager you would like to pay your bond by easyBondpay and they will do the rest. Paying your rental bond in smaller, monthly installments lets you save your money for more important things, like enjoying your new home! via