Pre-budget submission: Trust in the NSW rental system


In our pre-budget submission, the Tenants' Union of NSW makes the following recommendations: 

  1. 1. Increase funding for the Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Program (Department of Customer Service)
  2. Reform unfair evictions (Department of Customer Service)
    • Cost of living – cost of moving
    • Provide relief for all renters
  3. Support regulatory activity, including provider registration (Department of Customer Service)
  4. Improve service of NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Attorney-General, Department of Customer Service)
    • Review of NCAT in relation to renting
    • Online registry services
  5. Invest in the creation of Homes NSW (Department of Communities and Justice)
  6. Continue implementation of portable bonds scheme (Department of Customer Service, Homes NSW)