If you're facing financial hardship due to COVID-19, rent support and arrears grants are on offer.
Eviction moratoriums and rent protections in NSW, VIC and WA will all expire in March, making the next few weeks a pivotal time for renters.
The Victorian Government's Rent Relief Grant is a one-off payment for tenants in Victoria who have reached a rent reduction agreement with their landlord.
Further investment focused on housing supply, in particular social housing, will be needed to sustain a recovery.
They’re not the first generation to keep houseplants, but millennials seem to have earned a reputation for gratuitous indoor foliage.
As COVID-19 exposed how important our homes are, Australia was looking for a new approach, but renters may have mixed feelings about the news.
As soon as the COVID-19 pandemic caused businesses to shut down, state governments acted to avoid evictions by introducing moratoriums.
W households will have around four months of relief from having to pay electricity bills, with the state government announcing a $600 bill credit.
Renters are finding it easier to make their rental payments than at the start of the COVID-19 crisis, but feel less sure about their future post-pandemic, a survey from Rent.com.au, has revealed.
Australia’s six-month moratorium on evictions is due to end soon. Some states have extended the moratorium, but when it ends that’s likely to force even more Australians into housing insecurity and outright homelessness.