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Housing Grants and Stamp Concessions

Housing Construction Grant - 2Seniors Housing Grant

The Seniors Housing Grant (SHG) is a once off grant of up to $8500, available to natural persons, aged 60 years or more, who are purchasing or building a new home valued up to $400 000 and will phase out for eligible homes valued up to $450 000. for first home owners. The SHG applies to:

  • a contract to purchase a new home entered into between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2016 (inclusive);

Stamp Concessions

The concession provides a full stamp duty concession on a transfer of a new apartment or substantially refurbished apartment for a contract entered into from 31 May 2012 to 30 June 2014 (capped at stamp duty payable on a $500 000 apartment) and a partial concession from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2016.

For contracts entered into between 31 May 2012 and 27 October 2013 (inclusive), the concession only applies to purchases of off-the-plan apartments located:

Bowden Redevelopment project (Bowden Village); or

Inner western suburbs such as: Allenby Gardens, Devon Park,  Kilkenny, Welland, Bowden, Brompton, Hindmarsh. Please check the Revenue SA site below for full details of the areas it applies to.

Grants applications have closed for:
First Home Owners Grant – (ceased 1st July 2014)
Housing Construction Grant - (ceased 31st December 2013)

Information on housing grants and how to apply go to Revenue SA via this link:

Grants & Concessions

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