Posted 28 February 2013 - 07:13 PM
I haven't rented in 18+ years so was hoping someone may be able to answer my question/s.
I was looking online at centrelink re rent assistnace when you own a home also and it was vague, it kind of said no but hinted that in certain currcumstance it is possible if you move and do not intend to return for 12+ months.
I am looking at selling up my current place, buying my Mum and sis a unit in my name, then moving to regional VIC, maybe NSW (border town) and renting. My Mum wont be paying rent but the minimal mortgage left ($50k or so) and I will probably have to kick in $50 a week also to help them pay it....Mym Mum is a career for my sister, both on pensions.
So I ask, could I get rent assistance in this instance? Obviously I'll need to visit Centrelink or luck a call to someone their, but in the mean time...anyone with an answer would make me happy...assuming it is a good answer lol(waiting on a call back re another question 3 days later).