Eviction moratorium

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Supporting tenants and landlords through Coronavirus

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 evictions Initiative: Rent relief for tenants experiencing...
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Queensland COVID-19 – Thursday, April 9

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
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Modified notice timeframes

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...
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More information to support tenants and landlords

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 relief Initiative: Eviction moratorium
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National Cabinet Statement

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
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New laws to provide support for commercial and residential tenants and landlords

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
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Moratorium on residential tenancy evictions becomes law in WA

A six-month moratorium on residential tenancy evictions will now become law, with legislation introduced by the McGowan Government passing the Western Australian Parliament. Initiative: Moratorium on residential tenancy evictions becomes law
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Measures to assist renters during COVID-19 pandemic

The Residential Tenancy Act 1997 will be amended for an ‘emergency period' of an initial 120 days to put in place a moratorium on the eviction of tenants for failing to be able to pay their rent. Initiative: Eviction moratorium
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Funding boost and new emergency measures to protect tenancies

Residential tenants and landlords facing financial hardship due to COVID-19 will receive increased support and greater certainty from the NSW Government's new temporary rental support measures announced today. Initiative: Eviction moratorium Initiative: Rent relief
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Government continues to listen on temporary COVID-19 tenancy measures

The Palaszczuk Government will continue to listen and work with stakeholders in the finalisation of new temporary COVID-19 tenancy measures. Initiative: COVID-19 Tenancy measures