How to Use the Rental Allowance Calculator

To use the Rent Allowance Calculator you will need to enter certain personal details. These details include:

  • Your categorisation - Member without Dependants, a Member with Dependants or a Member with Dependants (Unaccompanied)
  • Your rank
  • Your posting location
  • The estimated fortnightly rental amount

Note for a Member with Dependants:

You will need to include your bedroom entitlement, if you are unsure how this is determined, see Guide for Service Residence Benefits for details.


Note for a Member without Dependants or a Member with Dependants (Unaccompanied):

You will need to supply the number of occupants you share your rental accommodation with.

  • Disclaimer: This calculator is a tool for you to estimate the rate of rent allowance payable in different circumstances. The calculations are a guide only, and may not reflect the final amount payable.

    The details you enter are not stored, saved or used in anyway.