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    Thats awesome!! Congratulations!!

    I signed up to that scheme but unfortunately in my town the NRAS houses/units are still $400/week. Im sure I read somewhere though that if you get an NRAS you dont qualify for any further housing assistance payments?

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    I thought you lost rental assistance if you went under the NRAS scheme?? Or is that government housing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cassieh View Post
    I thought you lost rental assistance if you went under the NRAS scheme?? Or is that government housing?
    Only lose rent assistance in government housing

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    Ah okay... I just assumed you lost it. Seems like a double dip to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cassieh View Post
    Ah okay... I just assumed you lost it. Seems like a double dip to me.
    Sigh

    It's not people can still pay a lot in rent even though its a nras house it's 20% cheaper than market value

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    Quote Originally Posted by cassieh View Post
    Ah okay... I just assumed you lost it. Seems like a double dip to me.
    Rental assistance is based on the amount of rent u pay anyway, cheaper rental, less assistance.

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    We have just been approved to rent a NRAS home....now we are going to ask the owner if they want to do the scheme as the house we are in is only 1 yr old. Fingers crossed it works out for us

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    Yeah I'll get less rental assistance. But will still be eligible for some. Actually ill still get fairly close to the max. My rent is 25% less than market value. I guess it is kind of a double dip. I'm not knocking it back though. I'll accept any assistance available.

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    Ah okay... Seems great for low income earners.. Almost too good to be true! I'm sure lots of investors will be keen to jump on board too!

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    I think its a great idea. Win win for everyone imo.

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