Your rent is calculated based on your income and entitlement to Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA).

 

The percentage of income payable towards rent is calculated for each household member aged 18 years and over.  


Please note that 100% of Commonwealth Rent Assistance is payable towards rent.


The table below outlines how your rent is calculated. These rates are set by the Government.


Income

Rate 

Hume customer and live-in partner irrespective of their age

25%

Other household member aged 21 and over

25%

Other household member aged 18 to 20 (inclusive) 

15%

Other household member aged under 18

Nil

Family Tax Benefit Part A and Part B

15%

Assets valued at greater than $5,000

Rate set by Centrelink