Property news

If you’re renting, chances are your home is cold. With power...

About a quarter of all Australians have trouble keeping their homes warm enough in winter.

ABS unpacked: Renters now make up 31% of all Australian households

31% of Australians rented their home in 2019-20 and spent an average of $379 on rent each week, according to new data from the ABS.

RBA Cash Rate: What is Australia’s current interest rate?

Australia's official interest rate is determined by the Reserve Bank of Australia in a board meeting every month (excluding January).

#AusVotes2022: NATO seeks party positions on Australia’s tenancy laws

The National Association of Tenants’ Organisation has invited all parties and independent candidates to make their position on Australia’s tenancy laws - and approach to affordable housing - publicly known.

Could tiny houses be the answer to Australia’s rental affordability crisis?

Rental housing in Australia is less affordable than ever before. It is no exaggeration to call the situation a crisis, with vacancy rates at record lows.

More affordable housing with less homelessness is possible. What can we...

Housing is expensive in Australia. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Higher quality, more affordable housing is a matter of policy choice.

Market data

Rent.com.au rental market snapshot: June 2022

How is the cost of renting changing in your city? Rent.com.au has released the latest market data for June 2022.

Rent.com.au rental market snapshot: May 2022

How is the cost of renting changing in your city? Rent.com.au has released the latest market data for May 2022.

Rent.com.au rental market snapshot: April 2022

How is the cost of renting changing in your city? Rent.com.au has released the latest market data for April 2022.

COVID-19 and Renting

COVID-19: Tenancy support for Victorian tenants

If you're renting a property in Victoria during the COVID-19 pandemic, here’s where to get tenancy support.

COVID-19: Support for New South Wales tenants

COVID-19 restrictions eased in New South Wales from Monday, 18 October. If you've been impacted by the pandemic in NSW, here's where to go for tenancy support.

COVID-19: Support for Australian Capital Territory tenants

COVID-19 restrictions have eased in the Australian Capital Territory. If you need tenancy support at any stage during the pandemic, here's where to find help.

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