Understand what it means to demolish and rebuild your leaky home through the FAP scheme.
If you’re a homeowner repairing your leaky home with the FAP, you can use these factsheets to help you through each part of the process.
Additional contributing parties and in-kind arrangements
You can find out about people who might contribute cash, materials or labour toward your share of the repair costs.
Approved repairs and costs
You can find information about how we:
- approves repairs and costs
- calculates FAP contributions.
You can find out about the level of associated costs you might have to pay on an average repair, as well as as how these costs relate to FAP contributions.
You can learn about the term betterment and what might qualify under the Financial Assistance Package. You can also talk to your designer about this information.
Repair plan example
You and your designer can get an idea of a typical repair plan. This will help your designer prepare your repair plan for approval.
Homeowners and project managers may also find the example useful for:
- briefing and discussing the work required of designers
- understanding our requirements at this stage of the process.
Variations and change requests
Find guidance about:
- managing variations
- MBIE’s change request requirements
- when changes must be made to the scope of repair once repairs have started.
Find guidance on project management costs and how MBIE assesses them.
Design and contract management
You will get an understanding of the role of your designer. You should talk to them about the requirements of repairing a home under the FAP listed in this document, as it will affect their work.
Payment plan application
You can read about the payment plan application process.
You can get an understanding of the size and timing of FAP milestone payments.
Demolition and rebuild
You can read a summary of the differing requirements, should you choose to demolish and rebuild your home rather than repair it.
Final payment claim
You can get guidance about making a claim for a final contribution payment, once your repair is complete.