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Renting during COVID-19? Take the survey

Published on 04/09/2020

City Futures Research Centre at UNSW wants to hear about what is has been like renting during the COVID-19 emergency? Have you tried to negotiate a reduced rent?

Take the survey, image of cut out houses with cut out people in relief surrounded by COVID19 virus

Take the survey and go in the draw for a $500 voucher.

The survey is open to persons who:

  • Were living in a rented dwelling in Australia on 29 March 2020 (when the eviction moratorium was announced)
  • Are aged 18 or older.

Take the survey here: unsw.to/covidrent

Participation is voluntary. The survey takes 5-10 minutes to complete, and asks about your rent, income and household, whether you negotiated a change to your rent and whether you moved. The information you give will be used only for the purposes of the research and no identifying information will ever be disclosed. The full Participant Information Statement is here, and linked at the start of the survey.

Participants who complete the survey can enter the draw for a $500 voucher.

The survey is part of City Futures’ new research project, Housing and homelessness policy in the COVID-19 pandemic and recession.