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Affordable Housing

Marymead CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn Affordable Housing aims to establish fair and non-discriminatory access to housing, and the eligibility criteria is structured to provide housing opportunities for those on low to moderate incomes using a banded rent setting policy that sets a discount to market rent, but also ensures low to moderate income Residents do not pay more than 30% of their income on rent

The below table sets out the rent bands, annual income brackets and the percentage of average market rent.

To be eligible for one of these Affordable Housing Units, the following criteria must be met:

Your gross household income must fall between $41,212 and $100,000 per annum.
You must be 18 years of age or older
You must be an Australian Citizen or hold a permanent residency
You must have been residing in the ACT for 6 months or longer
You must not own or part own property within or outside Australia

Be assessed as being able to

  • Pay rent
  • Look after the property
  • Not create a nuisance or annoyance to neighbors
  • Live independently with or without support

Marymead CatholicCare Property Management may also consider other factors when assessing eligibility.

If you consider that you do meet the criteria above and would like to apply, please click here to open the application for Affordable Housing and complete the application process.

For further information, please contact Marymead CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn at [email protected] or on 02 6162 6100.

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