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 entitlement is payable towards rent.
The table below outlines how your rent is calculated. These rates are set by the Government.
Hume customer and live-in partner irrespective of their age
Other household member aged 21 and over
Other household member aged 18 to 20 (inclusive)
Other household member aged under 18
Family Tax Benefit Part A and Part B
Assets valued at greater than $5,000
Rate set by Centrelink