Advances for essential repairs and instalment relief
If you are an eligible person, have a current Defence Service Homes loan and satisfy specified Hardship Guidelines, we may be able to provide special assistance in certain circumstances. This could include assistance to:
- carry out essential repairs to your home; or
- reduce Defence Service Homes loan repayments.
Widow and widower advance
Widows and widowers of eligible persons can also apply for assistance to pay:
- land and water rates, other Government charges on your property;
- home unit maintenance levy; and
- home insurance premiums.
Interest rates charged on loans for the above purposes are capped at 3.75 per cent a year for widows and widowers, and at 6.85 per cent a year for other borrowers. Obtain an Application for Widow/widower Advance; Essential Repair Advance; Instalment Relief.
Our guides will assist you in completing the form: