First Home Owner Grant

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Updated June 2018

What is it?

The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) provides financial assistance to eligible people buying their first new or substantially renovated home. As of 1 January 2017 the FHOG is $7,000. Payment of the First Home Owner Grant will end for transactions entered into after 30 June 2019.

Who is eligible?

There are several eligibility requirements for the FHOG, including:

How do I apply?

You can lodge your FHOG application in two ways: through an approved agent or directly to the ACT Revenue Office.

You must lodge your application within one year from the completion date of the eligible transaction. This means the settlement date or the date of issue of the Certificate of Occupancy and Use.

The application form is available at ACT Revenue Office website - First Home Owner Grant


ACT Revenue Office Contact Centre
Phone: (02) 6207 0028

Operating Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesdays 10:30am to 5:00pm