Applications are now open for homeowners living within recognised cyclone risk areas to apply for a grant of up to $11,250 under the Household Resilience Program. The funding is provided to help eligible home owners improve the resilience of their homes against cyclones.
Applicants need to meet the following criteria to be eligible. Applicants must:
- live in a recognised cyclone risk area (in the area from Bundaberg to the Queensland/Northern Territory border within 50km of the coast);
- own or be the mortgagor of a house built before 1984;
- live in the home (it’s your primary place of residence); and
- meet the income eligibility requirements.
Homeowners will need to provide itemised and quantified quotes for upgrades to be performed on their home that total $3,300 or more. Please note that grants are restricted to 1 per household and funding for the Household Resilience Program is limited. Grants are available for up to 75% of the estimated costs, to a maximum of $11,250.
For more information and to apply for the Queensland Government Household Resilience Program, visit the Queensland Government website.