THE TENANTS’ Union of NSW and the Network of Tenants Advice & Advocacy Services are running a campaign to highlight how the interest from tenants’ bonds is spent.
When someone moves into a private rental property, they must pay up to four weeks’ rent in advance as part of their rental agreement as a guarantee to the owner that they will not damage the property or fall behind in rent.
BACK in 2012, the NSW Government stated its intention to do away with a piece of legislation, the Landlord and Tenant (Amendment) Act 1948 as part of its ‘Making NSW Number One Again’ campaign.
A NSW Parliamentary committee has made 41 recommendations to address the chronic lack of affordable housing options in NSW.
THE NSW GOVERNMENT’s changes to homelessness services will see a huge loss of expertise including 70 organisations and up to 400 jobs, as mostly larger church-based organisations takeover hundreds of contracts over the next few months.
THE NSW Government backed down from cutting some funding to Sydney homelessness services following broad opposition to the redirecting of homelessness funding from metropolitan areas to rural and regional NSW.