Housing

NSW Government might dish out their own carbon pain through public rent increases

WITH all this talk about how pensioners and other households will be affected by the carbon tax, public and community housing tenants were originally relieved that the compensation to pensioners and allowance recipients is to be in the form of a supplement rather than as part of the base rate of pensions and allowances.

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Park Owners Rip Off Deceased Estates

CPSA calls for increased consumer protection for deceased estates comprising of a dwelling in a residential park.

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Enhanced rights for residents of residential parks – here’s hoping

FOR many years, people living in residential parks have been fighting for improvements to the Residential Parks Act to provide greater protection against excessive rent increases, harassment from park owners and improved security of tenure, to name a few.

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Tenancy matters

By Older Persons’ Tenants Service (OPTS)

THE FOLLOWING are updates on recent changes and possible changes to tenancy laws affecting older tenants.

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Housing affordability under the spotlight

ANOTHER of the major topics raised at last month’s tax forum was the issue of  housing affordability and the tax system’s role in the crisis we have today.

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