Generation Rent is being denied permission to keep pets in unprecedented numbers, with only one in 20 rental properties in NSW currently advertised as pet-friendly.

VIA – Domain (November 6, 2018)

Despite about 62 per cent of Australian households having pets – one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world – a major survey of 70,000 rental properties and 100,000 pet resumes has found only 5 per cent in NSW explicitly allow pets.

“It’s a disappointing result,” says Greg Bader, chief executive of “As a general rule, rentals are not pet-friendly, which is interesting as research consistently shows that the value of having pets is huge.

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