Principal place of residence
A residence you live in (with your personal belongings) on a daily basis.
Other factors may determine whether a residence is your principal place of residence, such as:
- where your family lives
- the extent of time you live in the residence
- the address you have your mail delivered to
- whether utilities (e.g. electricity, gas and telephone) are connected to the dwelling and the accounts are in your name
- whether the residence address is recorded against your name on electoral rolls.
A residence that an employee lives in (with their personal belongings) on a daily and ongoing basis.
Other deciding factors include:
- where the employee’s immediate family lives
- how long the employee has lived in the residence
- the address the employee has their mailed delivered to
- the address recorded on the employee’s driver licence or passport
- whether utilities (e.g. electricity, gas and phone) are connected to the dwelling and the accounts are in the employee’s name.
Transient and temporary accommodation does not qualify as a principal place of residence.
Regional home building boost grant
This is the home you primarily reside in.
This home must be occupied by all applicants for a continuous period of at least 6 months commencing within 12 months of completion of the eligible transaction.