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First Home Owners' Grant
What is the HomeBuilder grant program?
Announced in June 2020, the HomeBuilder program is a nationwide government program to support Australian homeowners and the Australian construction sector.
How much is the HomeBuilder grant program for?
Building contracts signed between 4 June 2020 and 31 December 2020 will be eligible to apply for a $25,000 grant. Building contracts signed between 1 January 2021 and 31 March 2021 will be eligible to apply for a $15,000 grant.
How does the HomeBuilder grant program work?
Under the program, individuals or couples who are building or renovating their homes can apply for a single payment.
This program differs from existing schemes in that you don’t have to be a first home buyer to be eligible.
If you are an existing owner-occupier and meet the criteria, you are also eligible.
To be eligible for the grant:
To be eligible for the HomeBuilder grant, you must:
Be an Australian citizen aged 18 and older
Be an individual – not a company or trust
Be on an income of less than $125,000 for an individual, or $200,000 as a couple (based on 2018/19 tax return or later)