Budget & Financial Assistance
Getting your budget right is important. Now you have worked out how much you can afford to pay towards rent per week by using the Rental Calculator it’s useful to look at your other expenses. Take some time to work on your budget. Go here for a great tool to help you manage your budget: Budget planner - Moneysmart.gov.au
If you need assistance with the bond payment you might be eligible to receive an interest free loan through Housing Vic.
Go here to see if you are eligible & how to apply: RentAssist bond loan | Housing.vic.gov.au
If you are receiving an income from Centrelink you may be eligible for rent assistance. This means you get an extra payment to add on top of your current payment to help cover rent.
Go to her to see if you are eligible & how to apply: Rent Assistance - Services Australia
Provides information on material aid help get into & stay in private rentals
Assists with furniture & other material aid.