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Question Without Notice No. 657 asked in the Legislative Council on 23 June 2020 by Hon Charles Smith

Minister responding: Hon P.C. Tinley
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

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HOUSING — KEYSTART — HARDSHIP ASSISTANCE

657. Hon CHARLES SMITH to the minister representing the Minister for Housing:

I refer to the Keystart home loan scheme. How many Keystart customers have been granted mortgage repayment deferrals this calendar year?

Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. The following answer has been provided to me by the Minister for Housing.

The number of hardship assistance approvals from 1 January 2020 to 22 June 2020, separated by standard hardship assistance and COVID-specific hardship assistance approvals, is as follows: standard hardship assistance, 335; and COVID hardship assistance, 2 129.