1.1.R.190 Rent threshold (RA)


For the purposes of RA, the rent threshold is the minimum amount of rent a person must pay before qualification for RA commences.

SSAct Part 3.7 details the general provisions relating to payability and rates for RA.

Act reference: SSAct section 13(1) Rent definitions, section 1070C(d) the person's fortnightly rent is more than the rent threshold amount …, section 1070T Rent threshold amount, Part 3.7 Rent assistance

FAAct Schedule 1 clause 38C(1)(f) … the rent is payable at …, Schedule 1 clause 38C(1)(fa) … the rent is payable at …

Policy reference: SS Guide RA - current rates

Last reviewed: 22 March 2021