The Tenants Union of NSW

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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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

Waterloo Redevelopment Masterplan Process Whiteboard Animation launched

Mould and renting - share your experience!

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Tenants often report to us their experiences with mould and other infestations and the difficulties they have getting it resolved. We are collecting stories from tenants for submissions to a Federal Parliament inquiry.
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Warrants for possession in tenancy

TU factsheet
This information sheet is for tenants facing termination, when a warrant for possession has been issued by the Tribunal.
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Survey for Aboriginal Renters

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The Tenants Union of NSW and the Aboriginal Tenancy Services are currently working on an Aboriginal Renting Policy Platform. This document will be used to strengthen the voices of Aboriginal people who rent regardless of who your landlord may be. We want to gather as many views from Aboriginal people as possible. If you an Aboriginal person who rents, please take a few minutes to complete the survey here.
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Community groups joint statement on public housing bonds

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Key community groups call for the plan to be dropped amid concerns it will make life harder for people living in public housing, increase administrative costs of the Family and Community Services department, and be unlikely to have any benefits for the department in costs or tenant behaviour.
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Research: Energy efficiency in NSW social housing

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Researchers at UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales), the University of Wollongong, CSIRO and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage are seeking volunteer research participants to learn about the energy efficiency and thermal comfort levels of public and community housing in NSW.
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Half of all apartments in NSW to have no say in short term letting rules

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Today’s announcement from the NSW Government in relation to short term holiday lettings is disappointing as it will not effectively protect against the potential impacts of holiday lettings and excludes many tenants from engaging in community decisions.
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