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Check rents in your local area - September update

Postcode rent tracker. Find the rent in your area
Check rents in your local area with the Rent Tracker tool. The tool has been updated to include bonds data to the end of September and includes a per bedroom figure for both postcodes and regions.
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Changes coming to renting in NSW - Residential Tenancies Act 2010

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You may have heard that changes are coming to renting laws in NSW. Learn more about the changes, how they will affect you and and when the changes will start.
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Check rents in your local area - August update

Postcode rent tracker. Find the rent in your area
The Rent Tracker tool has been updated to include bonds data to the end of August and now includes both postcodes and regions. Since its launch in early June the tool has been viewed nearly 8000 times!
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‘Ending homelessness together’: Tenancy team reaches out to the community for Homelessness Week

Fern and Ivana at Homelessness Week
In order to raise awareness about homelessness, the WSCLC tenancy team WESTS ran a stall in Centenary Square, Parramatta for Homelessness Week on August 6. Tenant Advocates Miriam, Rachael, Fern, Ivana, and Program Coordinator, Franya, were the forces behind the stall on the day. The team handed out an excess 200 showbags, which included information about WSCLC’s services and critical material on tenants’ rights.
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Check rents in your local area - monthly update

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The Rent Tracker tool has been updated to include bonds data to the end of July and now includes both postcodes and regions. Since its launch in early June the tool has been viewed nearly 6000 times!
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Rent Choice Assist launched

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Yesterday Minister Goward announced Rent Choice Assist – this is a private rental subsidy that can support people at risk of homelessness to maintain their rentals with assistance for up to three years.
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What it takes to keep a TAAS running - Interview with Carol Allen, Administration and Finance at Murra Mia Tenant Advocacy Service

Carol Allen, Administration and Finance at Murra Mia Tenant Advocacy Service
Murra Mia Tenant Advocacy Service advocates on behalf of Aboriginal tenants in their catchment area, which covers Wollongong down to the Victorian border, across to Griffith and Wagga Wagga and Dareton. They are currently working with other Aboriginal organisations in the area to form an alliance to ensure Aboriginal clients are able to access services available through different Government and non-Government organisations.
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