Media release

Government announcement: Scheme places 28 March 2022

NHFIC notes the joint announcement on 28 March 2022, by the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, the Hon Michael Sukkar MP, and Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie, on changes to the Scheme in the 2022-23 Budget.

Link to announcement by the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP

We note these changes include expanding the number of guarantees available under the First Home Guarantee (previously known as the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme) and Family Home Guarantee; and introduction of a Regional Home Guarantee.

We welcome the Government’s announcement to support regional home buyers, and continue assisting first home buyers and single parents with dependants.