As a tenant, you are responsible for any rent payable under your residential tenancy agreement, unless you and your landlord agree otherwise.
The ACT Government has announced an extension to its eviction moratorium for renters to 31 January 2021.
The Victorian Government will extend a ban on evictions for non-payment of rent and rental increases until the end of the year, providing much-needed relief for COVID-19 affected tenants.
The Rental Relief Grant is a one-off payment for residential tenants who have reached a rent reduction agreement with their landlord.
The land tax discount has doubled from 25 to 50% for eligible landlords, under new measures announced by the Victorian Government.
Renting in Victoria? If you're suffering from financial hardship due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there are laws in place to protect you.
No matter where you live right now, if you’re a tenant experiencing financial trouble due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, you are urged to start the conversation with your landlord/property manager and negotiate a rent reduction.
The current emergency period is 30 March 2020 to 29 September 2020, but may be revised to earlier or later dates, depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Under the stage 4 restrictions enforced throughout metropolitan Melbourne, residents can exercise for one hour each day, within five kilometres of their home.
Australia's current moratorium on evictions is for renters who are unable to pay their rent because of financial distress due to COVID-19.
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