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Solar Victoria Rebate

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Solar for Renters Rebate


Solar Panel (PV) Rebate Application Guide.pdf
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Solar for Rentals Rebate Fact Sheet.pdf
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Rental Provider - Renter Agreements

No Contribution Agreement.pdf
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Co-Contribution Agreement.pdf
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Rebates will cover 50% of the cost of the installation up to a maximum of $1,400.
If system cost is $2,000, rebate will be $1,000
If system costs $5,000, rebate will be $1,400
Homeowners also have the option of an interest-free loan of the same value as the rebate.
If rebate is $1,400, interest-free loan will be $1,400
If rebate is $1,200, interest-free loan will be $1,200
The rental provider will need to submit a satisfactory credit check if they want to opt-in for an interest free loan
The renter can contribute to the interest-free loan payments of $29.17/month (Renter can contribute up to 50%, which is equivalent to $14.58/month)

Eligibility criteria

As a Victorian rental provider, you are eligible to receive a rebate for your rental property if you meet the following criteria:
your renters have a combined household taxable income of less than $210,000 per year
you have not received more than two rebates for a rental property during the current financial year
the property is valued at under $3 million
the property address has not previously received a or a under the Solar Homes Program
a signed Solar Homes Program Agreement between you (the Rental Provider) and Renter(s) is provided
The property has not had a solar panel (PV) system installed in the last ten years.

How to apply

To apply for the rebate, the Rental Provider must provide certain documents to prove they are eligible:
To prove they own the property & the property value is under $3M, they need to provide a Rates Notice & it must show the Capital Improved Value (CIV) of the property.
A copy of the relevant completed and signed Rental provider-Renter Agreement
You will be asked to upload this document as part of your eligibility application. You must ensure that the eligibility criteria is ticked (see Part A of the Solar Homes Program Agreement), and that Annexure B (the Residential Tenancy Agreement) is combined with the Rental provider-Renter Agreement into one document for upload.
Credit report only if they wish to opt-in for an interest-free loan.
Rental providers will need to submit a satisfactory credit report as part of the eligibility application process if they wish to opt-in for an interest-free loan.
Lastly, they must provide details from 2 forms of ID from the following options:
Driver’s licence
Medicare card
Australian passport
Australian birth certificate
Australian citizenship certificate
Foreign passport. This should be a foreign passport with a valid Australian Visa.
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