Tag: rental market

Affordable housing shortfall leaves 1.3m households in need

A new report by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) reveals, for the first time, the extent of housing need in Australia....

4 outdated assumptions preventing progress on affordable housing

Housing influences everything from productivity and employment through to intergenerational poverty and childhood education. Yet outdated concepts and thinking are shaping Australia’s troubled housing...

What if I want a higher than recommended rent for my...

Reader Question "What should I do if I want a rent amount for my property that’s higher than the agent has recommended?" – Sarah We asked...

The best university suburbs for affordable renting and sharing in 2017

The hunt for affordable rental accommodation Each year, thousands of students pour into suburbs across Australia in the hunt for rental accommodation. For a lot...

Access Rent.com.au’s comprehensive tenancy application

Rent.com.au has introduced the most comprehensive tenancy application form in Australia, delivered electronically to private landlords to make choosing your next tenant easier. Behind the...

Negotiating rent increases with your landlord

As a tenant, you have rights which are protected by various consumer and property related authorities in your state. It is a requirement in some states...