More than one third of national renters (38 per cent) reported the COVID pandemic impacted their tenancy, despite the protections put in place during COVID by the WA Government.
This report shines a light on the experiences of private rental tenants, landlords and property managers across Australia to create a picture of how tenancies end in the private rental market and what changes are needed to make renting fairer.
The impacts of COVID-19 across the rental sector are, in many respects, still emerging, and this presents a real challenge for policymakers in developing targeted and effective assistance.
With more people facing housing stress as a result of the pandemic, it was the best way to manage a very difficult situation.
Calling all Renters, Landlords and Property Managers. There is no data available to the public to help us understand the reasons why tenancies end the effects of the pandemic and more!
Shelter WA has welcomed the rental relief package announced by the State Government today to support renters and landlords.
The WA Parliament has passed the Residential Tenancies (COVID-19 Response) Bill 2020. This means that there will now be a moratorium on tenancy evictions for the emergency period.
Shelter WA welcomes the announcement from the McGowan Government that they are exploring hotel rooms to accommodate people experiencing homelessness.
The Home Hub has released its new initiative Homes for Good, a whole-of-community response to the housing crisis in Western Australia.