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Renter Stories

Liminka loves the freedom her Rushcutters Bay apartment gives her to...

“A corner where I can paint, space to dance, a big table to entertain and a comfy couch to crash on.”

Dana’s Elizabeth Bay rental has the romantic air of an artist’s...

"Life is about creating yourself and treading forward into the unknown...”

Krissy & Siona’s Alexandria city apartment is bathed in natural light

"Renting allows me to live in this beautiful city that I fell in love with.”

Wade’s Darlinghurst home cuts his commute – and frees up time...

“Our house really took on a homely vibe after we made our dining room into a card room!"

Mitch gets full access to the Sydney beach lifestyle from his...

“Renting gives me and my housemates the flexibility we need with our busy lifestyles to live where we want.”

Pearl brought her Bronte apartment to life with furniture from her...

"I still own some of the furniture pieces from my family home, and wherever they are feels like home.”

Renter Surveys

Renter Survey: We want to hear from you!

We value your insights and would love to hear your thoughts on our latest Renter Survey.

RESULTS Survey #5 | How has the cost of living impacted...

90% of Aussie renters have changed how they shop to cut costs at home.

RESULTS Survey #4 | Renters have their say on WFH

Our ability to "Work from Home" (WFH) depends on the industry in...

RESULTS Survey #3 | Renters overwhelmingly reject rent bidding amid current...

Amidst the challenging landscape of a tight rental market, with soaring demand and limited availability, renters have...

RESULTS Survey #2 | Younger renters looking to house sharing as...

Over 60% of Australia’s younger renters are looking at sharing to help manage costs, while more than...

RESULTS Survey #1 | Renters have their say on the 2023-24...

More than 55% of Australian renters feel they’ve been ignored by the 2023-24 Federal budget, with a further 25% saying the measures are at least a start to addressing the current rental crisis, but simply don’t go far enough.

Advocacy

WA rent reforms make tenants feel more at home

The WA Government announces phase one of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2024.

RentPay has a new look: Here’s what’s happening

In January 2023, we launched our first RentPay social media campaign and a shiny new look. We’re excited to share these brand updates and why we made them.

NSW moves to ban rental bidding, in line with VIC, QLD...

Under regulations that come into effect on Saturday, 17 December, real estate agents will be prohibited from...

South Australian tenants: Have your say on rental reforms

South Australian tenants are urged to make their voices heard as the State Government considers reforms to the state's residential tenancies laws.

What do Queensland’s upcoming rental reforms mean for me?

New rental laws will come into effect in Queensland in under two months, with most changes working in favour of tenants.

Sitting pretty: 4 reasons renters smile at rising interest rates

While mortgage holders weigh up their next steps, could it be time for renters to breathe a sigh of relief?

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