This research examines possible cost-effective reforms of Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA) that could improve housing outcomes for low-income renters.
The Victorian Government will bring urgent legislation to the Parliament in line with decisions of the National Cabinet to support tenants and landlords through the coronavirus pandemic by reforming residential and commercial tenancy laws.Initiative: Temporary ban on evictionsInitiative: Rent relief for tenants experiencing financial hardship...
Queensland will be further protected - physically and financially - from coronavirus, with new travel rules for residents returning from interstate, and rental security for tenants and owners.Initiative: Rental security for tenants and owners
The Tasmanian Government is committed to keeping Tasmanians safe and secure through the challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic.Initiative: Notice imposing a clear ban on residential rent increases during the COVID-19 crisis
The establishment of the COVID-19 Rent Relief Fund will ensure targeted support of up to $2000 or four weeks rent is available for tenants suffering from extreme hardship.Initiative: Rent Relief Fund
The Palaszczuk Government has today enacted National Cabinet's moratorium on evictions, with a Practice Guide formalising the temporary requirements and protections for tenancies impacted by COVID-19. Initiative: Practice Guide to navigate tenancies through COVID-19
Urgent legislation to implement a range of measures to minimise financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on tenants and landlords of both commercial and residential tenancies will be introduced into State Parliament this week.Initiative: Residential Tenancies (COVID-19 Response) Bill 2020
Australian governments met again today as the National Cabinet to take further action to slow the spread of coronavirus to save lives and to save livelihoods.Initiative: Eviction moratorium
The ACT Government will be providing information to tenants, landlords and real estate agents to help all parties understand their rights and obligations during this difficult and uncertain period.Initiative: Rent reliefInitiative: Eviction moratorium
On 28 April 2020, the Northern Territory Parliament passed a COVID-19 Modification Notice that impact the processes involved in the Residential Tenancies Act 1999. This Notice provides the framework for the Territory's response to tenancy issues arising as a result of the COVID-19 emergency.Initiative: Extend...