Coronavirus (COVID-19): step by step guides

Information, support services and guides helping NSW citizens impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19)

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If you rent a home and are financially affected by coronavirus

This is a guide for people renting in NSW who have been financially affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). 

It includes information on:

  • tenancy rights
  • different options for ending a lease
  • if you're evicted from your home
  • how to get financial help and other support services
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If you're a homeowner financially affected by coronavirus

This is a guide for people with home loans who are owner-occupiers and may be experiencing financial difficulties due to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19).

It includes information on:

  • deferring home loan repayments
  • what happens if you default on your home loan
  • debt agreements and bankruptcy
  • how to manage your finances
3

Finding somewhere new to live

This is a guide for people who need to find somewhere new to live during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

It includes information on:

  • moving to a new home
  • renting in the private market
  • buying a home
  • housing for Aboriginal  and Torres Strait Islander people
  • living in community housing or  affordable housing
  • housing if you're experiencing family or domestic violence
4

If you need emergency accommodation

This is a guide for people at risk of becoming, or are homeless, and in need of emergency housing. It also addresses:

  • if you're experiencing family or domestic violence
  • help provided by charities and other organisations
  • mental health support options
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If your job has been affected by coronavirus

This guide is for people who have lost their job or whose hours at work have been impacted by coronavirus, and contains information on:

  • your rights at work
  • financial support available
  • upskilling and retraining options
  • ways to find a job
  • mental health support
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