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Joint statement: People who rent in public and community housing need safe, secure homes

Today twenty-five plus organisations, Tenants Advice and Advocacy services and community legal centres across New South Wales, published a joint statement demanding urgent action to ensure safe…
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Where are we at with ending ‘no grounds’ evictions? An update

In this short blog update we share recent news on the rental reform front - Jenny Leong, Housing Spokesperson for the NSW Greens' private member bill to ban "no-grounds" evictions…
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People’s Commission into the Housing Crisis begins today

Media Release - Australia’s first People’s Commission into the Housing Crisis is set to begin today -Thursday 23 May. The Commission provides a platform convened by housing campaign Everybody’s…
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Anoulack Chantivong

Breaking – Minister introduces Residential (Land Lease) Communities Amendment Bill

On 14 May, the Minister for Better Regulation and Fair Trading Anoulack Chanthivong MP introduced into NSW Parliament a Bill to amend the Residential (Land Lease) Communities Act 2013.
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NSW Rental Reforms in the Spotlight

This week in Parliament, we have seen steps taken towards addressing the pressing need for rental reform in New South Wales.
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NSW Renters' Forums: Your chance to share what renting should look like

Against the backdrop of a crippling housing crisis, we are often asked about what we struggle with most, not necessarily what our renting aspirations are. Our woes are given more attention than…
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A constant worry: Renters confront the impact of unfair evictions

For this report we surveyed 123 NSW renters, asking them about the impact of the eviction financially and emotionally. We asked about challenges they may have faced in securing alternative…
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Media release

New research shows NSW renters want action on eviction reform; strong backing from landlords and community

New polling, undertaken by Ipsos Public Affairs for the Tenants’ Union of NSW, shows NSW renters want to see action from the NSW Government on promised rental reforms to end ‘no grounds’…
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Briefing

Briefing: Ipsos Public Affairs Polling Research – Reasonable Grounds Reform

New polling, undertaken by Ipsos Public Affairs for the Tenants’ Union of NSW, shows significant support from landlords for the reforms. The research also shows the community expects reforms…
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Time to end the trauma of no grounds evictions

Renters asked to leave their home for no reason tell us the impact of these evictions is severe. Responses from renter to our our recent survey make it clear that having the rug of relative…
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Submission

Pre-budget submission: Trust in the NSW rental system

The Tenants' Union of NSW pre-budget submission.
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Submission

Submission: Regulation and supply of short-term rental accommodation

It is timely to reassess the short-term rental accommodation regulatory framework to determine whether existing regulations are meeting their intended goals and identify any additional measures…
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