This is a significant change to how clients have traditionally applied for housing products and services, but staff will assist clients with the transition to the new service model.
Informal tenants have few renter’s rights and those in share-housing can also face discrimination by other tenants, including via little-regulated digital technologies.
Shelter WA, in partnership with the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia, hosted an Emergency Roundtable to discuss the impact of the ending of the moratorium on people in the private rental market.
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.
Skyrocketing rents, a tightening of the rental market and widespread job losses has increased the urgent need for more social housing in Western Australia.
This Homelessness Week, Shelter WA CEO Michelle Mackenzie warns that Western Australia needs to be prepared for a second wave of homelessness due to the impact of COVID