Tenants' Union in the media 2017

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Landlords cashing in on Airbnb rental bonanza accused of creating the nightmare before Christmas
Sunday Telegraph, 10 December, 2017

Enough is enough – it’s time to make renting fairer!
Money Magazine (Op Ed), 29 November, 2017

Instability in Sydney’s rental market ‘triggering high level of tenant turnover’
Domain, 25 October, 2017

Sydney rent: NSW Opposition wants overhaul of tenancy laws
ABC Online, 25 October, 2017

Proposal to tip power back to NSW tenants
news.com.au, 25 October, 2017

Deadly cladding: NSW tenants group says apartment renters deserve to know
Newcastle Herald, 24 October, 2017

Insecurity, fear, uncertainty: the harsh truths about renting - share your story
Guardian Australia, 14 October, 2017

A controversial US startup just raised $3.6 million and has its eyes set on the Australian property market
Business Insider, 3 October, 2017

What home ownership and renting will look like in 2027
Domain, 26 September, 2017

A spare bedroom could be worth thousands of dollars, but is it worth renting it out?
Domain, 21 September, 2017

Generation gap divides apartment living, City of Sydney survey of unit dwellers shows
Domain, 5 September, 2017

Renters blacklisted out of the market
7 Weekend Sunrise, 19 August, 2017

Tenancy blacklist ‘forcing renters in sub-economy’ of poorly-maintained homes
Domain, 15 August, 2017

One in 10 abandoned pets dumped because owners can’t find a pet-friendly rental
Domain, 13 August, 2017

How renters could never leave under radical plan being pursued by the government
Sydney Morning Herald, 12 August, 2017

View from the Street: Our speculative property market has a body count
Sydney Morning Herald, 4 August, 2017

We need to make renting fairer and end no-ground terminations
Domain (Op Ed), 31 July, 2017

Why the invesotr boom failed to deliver cheaper rents for Sydney tenants
Domain, 28 July, 2017

Sydney apartment rents catch up with houses as experts raise doubts about ‘supply solution’
Domain, 20 July, 2017

NSW tenancy agreements potentially unenforceable against interstate landlords
ABC online, 14 July, 2017

Will you bid for your next rental on an auction-style app?
Triple J Hack, 10 July, 2017

Airbnb: Landlords, real estate agents move to prevent sub-lets in private rentals
ABC online, 28 June, 2017

'They have to have alternatives': Census highlights rent, not mortgage, stress
Sydney Morning Herald, 27 June, 2017

Tenants' calls for safe public housing falls on deaf ears
The Conversation, 27 June, 2017

Leo Patterson Ross discusses affordable housing with Col Hesse
Radio Skid Row, 22 June, 2017

How social housing fraud in NSW is slipping under the radar
ABC online, 19 June, 2017

'Rising rents plague city': Sydney prices surge despite record home building
Domain, 17 June, 2017

Mulwala Pensioner dismayed by battle to remove tenants
Border Mail, 7 June, 2017

Renters left behind in NSW housing reforms
Government News, 6 June, 2017

Berejiklian's full housing tax break: about 25% of Sydney's properties, analysis shows
Sydney Morning Herald, 2 June, 2017

When Andrew reported mould to his landlord he didn't expect to be evicted
Sydney Morning Herald, 22 May, 2017

Sydney rent affordability falls to a record low
Domain, 17 May, 2017

Can a tent in a back yard be offered for rent?
Inner West Courier, 16 May, 2017

Running the private rental market at a loss, for profit
Pearls and Irritations (Op Ed), 2 May, 2017

Sydney rents rise at fastest rate since 2011 in 'worrying' trend
Domain, 20 April, 2017

'Reduce rampant speculative investment': How to make long term renting appealing
Domain, 11 April, 2017

Controversial US 'rent-bidding' start-up Rentberry to launch in Australia, tenants unions slam the idea
Domain, 4 April, 2017

Sydney's rain and humidity triggers outbreak of dangerous mould
Sydney Morning Herald, 31 March, 2017

Airbnb's Friendly Buildings Program may run into some problems as it spreads
Mashable, 22 March, 2017

Sydney tenants fear landlord retaliation if they complain about repairs
Domain, 10 March, 2017

Owners' organisation lashes out at 'landlord bashing' tenants' groups
Domain, 24 February, 2017

Flat Chat: Tenants trapped in perfect storm of private greed and political gutlessness
Domain, 19 February, 2017

Sydney real estate: Renters live with fear of eviction, often too scared to talk to landlords
news.com.au, 16 February, 2017

Australian renters living in 'entrenched culture of fear', survey finds
Guardian, 16 February, 2017

Renters have little security, put up with a lot and fear eviction: survey
ABC Online, 16 February, 2017

New survey uncovers widespread fear and anxiety in Australia's private rental market
Sydney Morning Herald, 16 February, 2017

'No pets' clauses should be scrapped, according to NSW Tenants Union
The Daily Advertiser, 14 February, 2017

The answer to tenants' woes could be as simple as looking at commercial leases, experts say
Domain, 14 February, 2017

Sydney's one-bedroom apartment rents squeezing singles into sharehouses
Domain, 2 February, 2017

New data shows Sydney suburbs with fastest rising rents
Sydney Morning Herald, 31 January, 2017

Inner-city rents rising past inflation rate
Australian Financial Review, 30 January, 2017

Tenants 'desperate to buy' but prices and rents rising faster than incomes, data shows
Domain, 29 January, 2017

Australia is changing from a nation of homeowners to renters
ABC RN Drive, 25 January, 2017

Who is responsible for fixing damage in a rental property, the landlord or the tenant?
Domain, 23 January, 2017

The 'ludicrous' lack of rights for Australian renters
The New Daily, 12 January, 2017

Can Sydney support long-term renters?
2GB 'Talking Property', 9 January, 2017

Forget the poor first home-buyer. 2017 needs to be the year of the renter
Domain, 4 January, 2017


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