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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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…


‘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…


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-…


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…


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…


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…


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


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…


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…


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…


‘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 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-…


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…


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…


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-…


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…


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…


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…


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…


‘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…