Tenants' Union in the media

This page provides links to most articles in which the Tenants' Union of NSW is quoted. Articles, TV or Radio appearances that do not have a link may not appear in this list.

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$275pw Bondi room slammed over 'joke' feature

Carly Bass (No paywall) # Rent, Minimum habitability standards.

Go to: https://au.news.yahoo.com/bondi-room-rent-slammed-joke-feature-0…


‘Very much a landlords’ market’: Renters face tough conditions with vacancy rate at record low

Tawar Razaghi Domain (No paywall) # Rent, Families, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/property/news/very-much-a-landlords-marke…


Rents are on the rise. What are your rights if your landlord wants to increase yours?

Biwa Kwan and David Aidone SBS (No paywall) # Rent, Families, Housing affordability, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/rents-are-on-the-rise-what-a…


The Insecurity of Renting in Australia

ABC (No paywall) # Repairs, No-grounds evictions.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/rental/13950708


Census data released today confirms renters fastest growing tenure type.

Tenants' Union of NSW (No paywall) # Rent, Campaigns and law reform, Federal Government, Health, Housing market, State Government.

Go to: https://bit.ly/3NvkMmX


Renting your home? These online tools could save you money

Tom Watson (No paywall) # Rent.

Go to: https://www.moneymag.com.au/rental-property-reviews-online-tools


Rental crisis: What the Labor Government can do to fix it

Poppy Johnston (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Rent, Housing affordability, Housing market.

Go to: https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/rental-crisis-what-the-labor-g…


What tenants can do if their landlord hikes the rent

Kate Burke Domain (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/property/living/what-tenants-can-do-if-th…


Cold or mould: Sydney tenants told to keep windows open throughout winter

Stephanie Tran and Cait Kelly The Guardian (No paywall) # Rent, Mould.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/jun/09/cold-or-m…


Clover Moore urges Sydney renters to take up green energy to meet net zero target

Tamsin Rose The Guardian (No paywall) # Rent, Utilities-electricity-water-gas.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/08/clover-moore…


Renters warned to brace for massive hikes to hold onto homes

Gemma Acton (No paywall) # Rent, Housing affordability, Minimum habitability standards, No-grounds evictions.

Go to: https://www.facebook.com/7NEWSsydney/videos/550337133132852/?ext…


Prep your pocket — rent could be going up

ABC (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/hack/13919018


Fundraising for housing: the rental crisis pushing some to the brink

Stephanie Convery The Guardian (No paywall) # Rent, Affordable housing, Homelessness, Housing market, No-grounds evictions.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/audio/2022/may/30/fun…


‘They’re held over a barrel’: in the overheated rental market, tenant vetting can go too far

Stephanie Convery The Guardian (No paywall) # Privacy-and-access, Rent.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/may/29/theyre-he…


City dwellers escaping to the regions putting pressure on housing crisis

Caitlin Fitzsimmons The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Rent, Housing market, Regional NSW, Short-term holiday letting.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/city-dwellers-escaping-to-th…


What Anthony Albanese's win means for struggling renters

Emily Hutchinson (No paywall) # Rent, Federal Government, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.realestate.com.au/news/what-anthony-albaneses-win-me…


Tenant vs. Landlord: Who is responsible for mould outbreak in rental properties?

Hayley Taylor (No paywall) # Rent, Health, Housing market, Mould, No-grounds evictions.

Go to: https://7news.com.au/business/housing/tenant-vs-landlord-who-is-…


‘Hot political real estate’: how powerful will renters be this election?

Rachel Dexter The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Rent, Federal Government.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/hot-political-real-estat…


Tenant News

Tenants' Union of NSW (No paywall) # Boarders-and-lodgers, Public-and-community-housing, Rent, Security-and-safety, Utilities-electricity-water-gas, Climate change, Federal Government, Housing affordability, Housing market, Welfare.

Go to: https://us3.campaign-archive.com/?u=29c79d2825cb376b3f0b06385&id…


What happens to rents after an RBA cash rate rise?

Aaron Bell (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Rent, Housing market, Landlords and agents, Planning and development, Tax.

Go to: https://www.savings.com.au/news/rba-cash-rate-rise-and-the-impac…


Low-income tenants hardest hit as Australian rent rises outstrip assistance payments

Stephanie Convery The Guardian (No paywall) # Rent, Federal Government, Homelessness, Housing market, Landlords and agents, Welfare.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/apr/27/low-incom…


‘Hard to escape’: Unbearable heat forces Sydney families out of their homes

Andrew Taylor The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Rent, Utilities-electricity-water-gas, Climate change, Health, Housing market, Minimum habitability standards, State Government.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/hard-to-escape-unbearable-he…


Cashed-up Sydney tree-changers send regional rents to record highs

Kate Burke and Melissa Heagney Domain (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Rent, Affordable housing, Housing market, Regional NSW.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/property/news/cashed-up-sydney-tree-chang…


Rent crisis sweeping across our suburbs sending costs soaring

Gemma Acton (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ca397as5NYM&ab_channel=7NEWSAust…


How much do landlords really need to know about their tenants?

Jimmy Thomson (Paywall) # Privacy-and-access, Rent, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://www.afr.com/wealth/personal-finance/how-much-do-landlord…


Australia's rental crisis

ABC (No paywall) # Rent, Homelessness, Housing affordability.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/hack/13824150


‘There is a whole lot more to negotiate’: how Covid-19 has changed housemate hunting

Maddie Thomas The Guardian (No paywall) # Rent, Share-houses, Coronavirus COVID-19.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2022/mar/21/there-is-a-…


A ‘hovel’, but it’s home: Sydney’s boarding houses point to affordability crisis

Megan Gorrey The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Boarders-and-lodgers, Rent, Disasters - storm, fire, flood etc, Housing affordability, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/a-hovel-but-it-s-home-sydney…


Rent assistance, grants for flood affected NSW residents welcomed amid 'price gouging' concerns

Jack Needham (No paywall) # Rent, Disasters - storm, fire, flood etc, Housing market, Regional NSW.

Go to: https://www.realestateview.com.au/news/vic/rent-assistance-grant…


‘He wants to give it to someone else’: rent rises leaving a toll on regional NSW

Michael McGowan and Josh Nicholas The Guardian (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Housing market, No-grounds evictions, Regional NSW.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/mar/17/he-wants-…


New social housing tenant says Bellambi house riddled with mould, plumbing not connected

Nick Rheinberger and Nick McLaren ABC (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Repairs, Tribunal-NCAT, Mould.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-17/social-housing-wollongong…


Making daylight savings permanent

ABC (No paywall) # Rent, Disasters - storm, fire, flood etc.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/hack/13791960


Know your rights if you rent and are affected by flood - Tenants' Union advises

ABC (No paywall) # Rent, Disasters - storm, fire, flood etc.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/radio/northcoast/programs/breakfast/tenan…


‘Beyond dire’: how the Queensland and NSW floods are worsening the rental crisis

Conal Hanna The Guardian (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Rent, Disasters - storm, fire, flood etc, Homelessness, Housing affordability, Housing market, Regional NSW, Short-term holiday letting.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/mar/07/beyond-di…


Tenants seek help in the fallout from severe weather

Rosie Bensley Illawarra Mercury (No paywall) # Rent, Repairs, Tribunal-NCAT, Disasters - storm, fire, flood etc, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/7644746/how-uow-studen…


‘Chronic failure’: Sydney’s rental market approaching crisis level

Tawar Razaghi Domain (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/property/news/chronic-failure-sydney-s-re…


Here’s Exactly What To Do If Your Share House Floods

Charles Rushforth (No paywall) # Rent, Share-houses, Disasters - storm, fire, flood etc.

Go to: https://junkee.com/share-house-flooding-what-to-do/322897


One in three renters lose their bond, but some are fighting back

Henrietta Cook The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Bond, Rent.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/national/victoria/one-in-three-renters-lo…


The true cost of eviction

Jemima Mowbray Tenants' Union of NSW (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Campaigns and law reform, No-grounds evictions.

Go to: https://www.tenants.org.au/blog/true-cost-eviction


New report calls for permanent hardship protections for south west Sydney renters

Kayla Osborne (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market, No-grounds evictions, Tenants Advice and Advocacy Services.

Go to: https://www.macarthuradvertiser.com.au/story/7624679/new-report-…


Time we stopped 'eviction dependency' argues new report

Cassie McCullagh ABC (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Tribunal-NCAT, Personal stories.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/radio/sydney/programs/mornings/eviction/1…


Eviction, hardship, and the housing crisis: Building a more crisis-resilient renting system

Tenants' Union of NSW (No paywall) # Eviction, No-grounds evictions.

Go to: https://mailchi.mp/tenants.org.au/special-report-eviction-hardsh…


Calls for end to ‘no-grounds’ evictions in NSW as lockdown moratorium lifts

Stephanie Convery The Guardian (No paywall) # Eviction, No-grounds evictions.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/feb/14/calls-for…


Did a viral video expose the need for landlord registries?

Juliet Helmke (No paywall) # Rent, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://www.realestatebusiness.com.au/property-management/22865-…


Research reveals rental trends

Amy hall SBS (No paywall) # Rent, Minimum habitability standards.

Go to: https://www.sbs.com.au/language/english/audio/research-reveals-r…


In northern NSW, housing instability is becoming a health risk

Tamsin Rose The Guardian (No paywall) # Health, Homelessness, Housing affordability, Housing market, No-grounds evictions, Regional NSW.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/feb/06/in-northe…


NSW, Victoria split on whether retirement communities should be able to ban younger residents

Mark Skelsey (No paywall) # Discrimination, Land-lease-communities, Young people.

Go to: https://www.downsizing.com.au/news/1075/NSW-Victoria-split-on-wh…


Buy now, pay later schemes for Australian renters ‘prey on vulnerable’, financial counsellors warn

Stephanie Covery The Guardian (No paywall) # Rent, Federal Government, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/feb/04/buy-now-p…


The renter who asked for his landlord's references

Max Chambers ABC (No paywall) # Rent, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-04/the-renter-who-asked-for-…


A raft of new social housing proposals are being criticised for being too ambitious — and not ambitious enough

Bianca Healey (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Rent, Affordable housing, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/new-social-housing-proposals-…


Inner West rents rise as prices across Sydney record steep increase

Daniel Lo Surdo (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market.

Go to: https://cityhubsydney.com.au/2022/01/inner-west-rents-rise-as-pr…


Bondi v Byron Bay: The differing impact of COVID-19 on rents and property prices

Andrew Taylor The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Regional NSW, Short-term holiday letting.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/national/bondi-v-byron-bay-the-differing-…


Letting agent prompts tenants to buy landlord Christmas gift: 'GROSS'

Tom Flanagan (No paywall) # Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://au.news.yahoo.com/letting-agent-prompts-tenants-send-lan…


Millions of Australians paying more for rent now than ever before

Jennifer Bechwati (No paywall) # Rent, Federal Government, Housing affordability.

Go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qxf1fmHF6ss&ab_channel=7NEWSAust…


Some Byron Bay landlords are bypassing the usual real estate channels to help locals find rentals ahead of newcomers

Bianca Healy (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market, Landlords and agents, Regional NSW.

Go to: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/byron-bay-landlords-helping-l…


Healing trauma with whispers and clicks

ABC (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Federal Government, Homelessness, Housing affordability, Housing market, No-grounds evictions, Personal stories, Regional NSW, State Government.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/hack/13629682


What to do if you have a dispute with your landlord

Sue Williams Domain (No paywall) # Rent, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/advice/what-to-do-if-you-have-a-disput…


‘I am panicking’: the vulnerable renters at risk as housing subsidy expires

Stephanie Convery The Guardian (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Rent, Federal Government, No-grounds evictions, State Government.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/nov/15/i-am-pani…


NSW renters now able to access $4500 support payment, as eviction moratorium ends

Kate Burke Domain (No paywall) # Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, State Government.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/nsw-renters-now-able-to-access-45…


Bush Summit 2021: Paul Toole’s vow to solve NSW housing crisis

Matthew Benns and Lachlan Leeming Daily Telegraph (Paywall) # Rent, Housing market, Regional NSW, State Government.

Go to: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/bushsummit/bush-summit-2021-de…


5 steps to take if you’re struggling with rent

Georgia Lenton-Williams (National Debt Helpline) (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market, Young people.

Go to: https://tillymoney.com.au/5-steps-to-take-if-youre-struggling-wi…


End of COVID disaster payments looms large for stressed tenants

Kate Burke Domain (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Federal Government, Housing market, State Government.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/tenants-bracing-for-end-of-covid-…


How to be the best landlord to your tenants

Sue Williams Domain (No paywall) # Rent, Repairs, Starting-a-tenancy, Fixtures - lights, aircon etc, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/how-to-be-the-best-landlord-to-yo…


Low availability of housing is driving wealth inequality across Australia, experts say

Bianca Healey (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Rent, Affordable housing, Families, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/housing-availability-public-h…


Community Lawyer of the Year

Tenants' Union of NSW (No paywall) # Aboriginal-renters, Community Legal Centres, Coronavirus COVID-19.

Go to: https://www.facebook.com/TUNSW


Police enforcing strict lock-in a ‘worst nightmare’ for vulnerable Sydney social housing residents

Zena Chamas The Guardian (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Coronavirus COVID-19, Health, State Government.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/sep/15/police-en…


Open Letter on the Lockdown of Common Ground Sydney Residents

(No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Coronavirus COVID-19, Human rights.

Go to: https://legalobserversnsw.org/2021/09/10/open-letter-on-the-lock…


Essential workers face rental stress right across Sydney

Kate Burke and Melissa Heagney Domain (No paywall) # Rent, Families, Housing affordability, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/essential-workers-face-rental-str…


More financial support on offer for struggling tenants, landlords

Kayla Osbourne (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, State Government.

Go to: https://www.theleader.com.au/story/7420071/more-financial-suppor…


Victoria to offer rent relief payments

Rachel Eddie The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/national/victoria/victoria-on-track-for-f…


Tackling Energy Poverty

Marlene Even (No paywall) # Rent, Utilities-electricity-water-gas, Housing market.

Go to: https://player.whooshkaa.com/episode/898435


Investor inspections allowed to go ahead in Sydney, with health orders updated to address confusion

Kate Burke Domain (No paywall) # Privacy-and-access, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/investors-inspections-allowed-to-…


Locked down neighbours complain about kids using chalk on driveway

Caitlin Fitzsimmons The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Strata, Coronavirus COVID-19, Local Government.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/locked-down-neighbours-compl…


Tenant’s Union of NSW calls for extension of eviction moratorium and stronger rental protections

Kate Burke and Tawar Razaghi Domain (No paywall) # Eviction, Privacy-and-access, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, No-grounds evictions, State Government.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/tenants-union-of-nsw-calls-for-ex…


Financial support for NSW tenants and landlords extended amid lockdown

Kate Burke Domain (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/financial-support-for-nsw-tenants…


Should home inspections be suspended for areas that are in lockdown?

ABC (No paywall) # Privacy-and-access, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market.

Go to: https://iview.abc.net.au/video/NC2107H138S00


Landlords Banning Renters From Cooking With Spices Isn’t Just Illegal, It’s Racist

Millie Roberts (No paywall) # Discrimination, Privacy-and-access, Rent, Landlords and agents, Race and ethnicity.

Go to: https://junkee.com/spice-racism-rental/304739


Knowing your rental rights during Sydney’s COVID lockdown

Emily Hutchinson (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://www.realestate.com.au/news/knowing-your-rental-rights-du…


Renters worried about inspections breaching Sydney COVID restrictions, warns tenants union

David Taylor ABC (No paywall) # Privacy-and-access, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market, Landlords and agents, Regional NSW.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-08-04/renters-worried-about-ins…


The eviction moratorium in the U.S. expired. Here’s how other countries handled such bans.

Miriam Berger (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market, International.

Go to: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/08/01/eviction-rent-mo…


‘Stressful’: Sydney tenants served eviction notices during lockdown

Eden Gillespie SBS (No paywall) # Eviction, Privacy-and-access, Coronavirus COVID-19, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/the-feed/stressful-sydney-tenants-se…


Renters on COVID-19 Disaster Payment set to face housing stress or rent debt

Elizabeth Redman Domain (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market, State Government.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/renters-on-covid-19-disaster-paym…


Tenants asked to leave home for inspections during Sydney lockdown

Eden Gillespie SBS (No paywall) # Privacy-and-access, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market, Landlords and agents, State Government.

Go to: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/the-feed/tenants-asked-to-leave-home…


NSW renters fear inspections virus risk

Hannah Ryan Canberra Times (No paywall) # Privacy-and-access, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market, Landlords and agents, State Government.

Go to: https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7352853/nsw-renters-fear-…


'Extravagant' rental prices push more renters into temporary accommodation, accelerating homelessness

Keira Proust and Simon Lauder ABC (No paywall) # Land-lease-communities, Rent, Homelessness, Regional NSW, State Government.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-07-16/extravagant-rental-prices…


As Australia faces a rental crisis, is it time to re-introduce price caps?

Allison Worrall Domain (No paywall) # Rent, Affordable housing, Housing market, Landlords and agents, Regional NSW.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/as-australia-faces-a-rental-crisi…


Vulnerable renters put out despite reinstated ban on evictions during lockdown

Sasha Foot (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19.

Go to: https://cityhubsydney.com.au/2021/07/vulnerable-renters-left-in-…


Tenants have little support, protections three weeks into lockdown with no end in sight

Tawar Razaghi Domain (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market, State Government.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/tenants-have-little-support-prote…


Sydney renters receive protections with 60-day evictions ban, increased support payments

Tawar Razaghi Domain (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Homelessness, Housing market, State Government.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/sydney-renters-receive-protection…


Young renters cry out against ‘lack of respect’ in rental market

Bianca Dabu (No paywall) # Discrimination, Rent, Housing market, Young people.

Go to: https://www.nestegg.com.au/invest-money/property/young-renters-c…


Soaring rental prices creating housing crisis in regional NSW

Kate Burke Domain (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market, Regional NSW.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/soaring-rental-prices-creating-ho…


Housing affordability, poor quality housing among top issues for young renters, survey finds

Kate Burke Domain (No paywall) # Rent, Repairs, Housing market, No-grounds evictions.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/housing-affordability-poor-qualit…


Concerns for Sydney tenants if lockdown continues

Emily Hutchinson (No paywall) # Privacy-and-access, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19.

Go to: https://www.realestate.com.au/news/concerns-for-sydney-tenants-i…


Young Renters: We hear you!

Tenants' Union of NSW and Youth Action NSW Tenants' Union of NSW (No paywall) # Rent, Young people.

Go to: https://www.tenants.org.au/news/young-renters-we-hear-you


Financial support, eviction protections urged for renters amid Sydney lockdown

Kate Burke Domain (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, State Government.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/financial-support-and-eviction-pr…


Sydney lockdown: Tenants lack eviction protections, adequate financial support, advocates warn

Tawar Razaghi Domain (No paywall) # Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market, State Government.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/sydney-lockdown-tenants-lack-evic…


Sick of 12-month leases? Here's how to find a long-term rental

Grace Jennings-Edquist ABC (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Rent, Starting-a-tenancy, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/everyday/how-to-find-a-long-term-rental-h…


Focus on housing

Cassie McCullagh ABC (No paywall) # Rent, Affordable housing, Housing market, Tax.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/radio/sydney/programs/focus/focus/13369208


Has COVID induced property vacancies swung the balances of power in the inner-city property market?

Daniel Lo Surdo (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://cityhubsydney.com.au/2021/06/has-covid-induced-property-…


Renters in casual work during COVID-19 need more help to stay at home in lockdowns, tenant groups warn

Elizabth Redman Domain (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Regional NSW.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/renters-in-casual-work-during-cov…


Federal budget's failure to address affordable housing 'embarrassing'

Emily Hutchinson (No paywall) # Rent, Affordable housing, Coronavirus COVID-19, Federal Government, Home ownership.

Go to: https://www.realestate.com.au/news/federal-budgets-failure-to-ad…


Why are people so pissed off about the refurb of Sydney's Sirius building?

(No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Estate renewal, Housing market, State Government.

Go to: https://www.instagram.com/p/CO9aUiXNEHH/?igshid=11ds6acysqw1n


Generation Rent: Renting forever doesn't mean failing

Emily Hutchinson (No paywall) # Rent, Home ownership, Housing market, Young people.

Go to: https://www.realestate.com.au/news/generation-rent-renting-forev…


‘People are desperate’: Regional renters forced to apply for homes sight unseen

Caitlin Fitzsimmons The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Rent, Housing market, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/people-are-desperate-regiona…


Renters edge towards cliff as Australia halts evictions bans and welfare support

Luke Henriques-Gomes The Guardian (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/may/02/renters-e…


Renters left to freeze in poorly insulated homes

Jarni Blakkarty (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market, Minimum habitability standards.

Go to: https://www.choice.com.au/money/property/renting/articles/renter…


The Sydney postcodes with the shortest and longest tenancies

Kate Burke Domain (No paywall) # Bond, Rent, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/the-sydney-postcodes-with-the-sho…


Moving into a share house? Here's how you can split the rent

Sally Coleman ABC (No paywall) # Rent, Share-houses.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/everyday/how-to-split-the-rent-fairly-whe…


Finding a rental property in a competitive market

Grace Jennings-Edquist ABC (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/everyday/how-to-secure-rental-property-in…


Sydney house rents at record high, unit rents stabilising after COVID price declines

Kate Burke and Paige Tonna Domain (No paywall) # Rent, Housing affordability, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/sydney-house-rents-at-record-high…


Balance of power shifts as tenants prepare to negotiate cheaper rents

Nina Hendy The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/money/planning-and-budgeting/balance-of-p…


Over-promised and under-delivered’: Over a billion dollars in COVID-19 stimulus untouched

Angus Thompson The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/over-promised-and-under-deli…


Sydney rent prices: coming down … or just a downer?

Richie Black (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market.

Go to: https://sydneysentinel.com.au/2021/03/sydney-rent-prices-coming-…


Rental listings soaring in some areas but renters still struggling to find affordable homes

Stephanie Chalmers ABC (No paywall) # Rent, Affordable housing, Coronavirus COVID-19, Regional NSW.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-03-26/rental-listings-have-soar…


Homeless surge possible as COVID moratorium on evictions ends

Claudia Farhart SBS (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, State Government.

Go to: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/audiotrack/homeless-surge-possible-c…


What now? NSW Rental Eviction Moratorium ends

Marlene Even (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, State Government.

Go to: https://2ser.com/what-now-nsw-rental-eviction-moratorium-ends/


Few landlords succeed in pet challenges under Victorian rental laws, NSW laws still lag behind

Sue Williams Domain (Paywall) # Rent, Tribunal-NCAT, Pets, State Government.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/few-landlords-succeed-in-pet-chal…


Flood-affected NSW renters urged to contact landlords, agents

Tawar Razaghi Domain (Paywall) # Rent, Disasters - storm, fire, flood etc.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/flood-affected-nsw-renters-urged-…


How clean does your rental property need to be when you move out?

Patrick Wright ABC (No paywall) # Bond.

Go to: https://www.abc.net.au/everyday/how-clean-does-rental-property-n…


Crunch time for renters as moratoriums end in key markets

Martin Kelly (Paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Tribunal-NCAT, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.afr.com/property/residential/crunch-time-for-renters…


Mr McCormack's 'move to more' campaign to get migration to regions might add to the regional housing crisis

Liam Cormican (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Federal Government, Regional NSW.

Go to: https://www.southcoastregister.com.au/story/7171672/the-move-to-…


‘Bloody appalling’: NSW government yet to spend $300m in rental relief

Megan Gorrey The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, State Government, Welfare.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/bloody-appalling-nsw-governm…


40 organisations publish open letter welcoming Minister's announcement, concerned stronger protections required

Tenants' Union of NSW (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Homelessness.

Go to: https://www.tenants.org.au/tu/news/40-organisations-publish-open…


What to do if your relationship ends but your lease doesn't

William Jolly (No paywall) # Domestic-violence, Rent, You-want-to-leave, Break fees.

Go to: https://www.savings.com.au/home-loans/buying-first-home/what-to-…


How to maintain your solar panel system

Grace Smith (No paywall) # Utilities-electricity-water-gas.

Go to: https://www.choice.com.au/home-improvement/energy-saving/solar/a…


Blacklist proposed for NSW’s ‘lousy landlords’

Ellen Lutton Domain (Paywall) # Privacy-and-access, Tenant databases.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/blacklist-proposed-for-nsws-lousy…


Concerns raised over some low-cost housing for refugees

Essam Al-Ghalib SBS (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing.

Go to: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/audiotrack/concerns-raised-over-some…


‘Neglected’: Storm looms for renters as eviction protections near end

Matthew Elmas The New Daily (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19.

Go to: https://thenewdaily.com.au/finance/property/2021/02/08/pandemic-…


If you thought the pandemic would bring on an era of affordable housing in Australia - you were wrong

Brigid Delaney The Guardian (No paywall) # Affordable housing, Coronavirus COVID-19.

Go to: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/feb/05/if-you-tho…


"I'm saving $320 a month": How COVID has affected what Aussie women spend on rent.

Helen Vnuk (No paywall) # Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Regional NSW.

Go to: https://www.mamamia.com.au/rent-reduction/


What does it cost to move rental properties?

William Jolly (No paywall) # Bond, Rent, Affordable housing.

Go to: https://www.savings.com.au/home-loans/buying-first-home/what-doe…


Renting a unit in Sydney or Melbourne? Why it’s time to ask for a rent cut

Richard Whitten (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.finder.com.au/renting-unit-sydney-melbourne-rent-cut


The Sydney suburbs where rents fell the most: Domain Rent Report

Kate Burke Domain (Paywall) # Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.domain.com.au/news/the-sydney-suburbs-where-rents-fe…


Grim Photo Exposes ‘Sheer Absurdity’ Of Sydney’s Rental Market

James Booth (No paywall) # Rent, Housing market.

Go to: https://www.dmarge.com/2021/01/sydney-rental-market-current-stat…


The Sydney apartment tribes reshaping the harbour city

Matt O'Sullivan The Sydney Morning Herald (Paywall) # Housing market, Landlords and agents, Planning and development.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/the-sydney-apartment-tribes-…


'Disgusting': Real estate's Christmas eviction message slammed

Penny Burfitt (No paywall) # Eviction, Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19, Landlords and agents.

Go to: https://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/lj-hooker-christmas-eviction-mess…


'Renting and COVID-19

(No paywall) # Rent, Coronavirus COVID-19.

Go to: https://cityroadpod.org/2020/11/25/renting-and-covid-19/#more-18…


You can now buy now, pay later your rental bond

Harrison Astbury (No paywall) # Bond.

Go to: https://www.savings.com.au/buy-now-pay-later/you-can-now-buy-now…


Crowded, dirty and a lack of regulation: COVID-19 ticking time bombs in the suburbs

Natassia Chrysanthos The Sydney Morning Herald (No paywall) # Boarders-and-lodgers, Coronavirus COVID-19, Health, Homelessness.

Go to: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/crowded-dirty-and-a-lack-of-…


Rent and crisis: Old housing problems require a new state of exception in Australia

Sophia Maalsen, Dallas Rogers and Leo Patterson Ross (No paywall) # Public-and-community-housing, Rent, Campaigns and law reform, Coronavirus COVID-19, Federal Government, Health, Housing market, State Government.

Go to: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2043820620933849