A targeted sample of service providers who deliver frontline services to people who have been or are facing eviction, or had their rent significantly increase as a result of the moratorium lifting, has been undertaken.
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.
Confirming the pain felt by many people in the private rental market, the latest release of the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) reveals that rents across Western Australia remain unaffordable for many West Australians, in particular for people on low incomes.
The McGowan Government has announced a new package to support tenants, landlords and the construction industry in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our Shelter WA Consultant, Advocacy and Policy Lisa Kazalac chatted with 6PR Overnights Host Tony Serve in a wide-ranging interview as the Residential Tenancies (COVID-19 Response) Bill is introduced into Parliament.
It is expected there will be a slow increase in the number of dwelling commencements over 2020-21 and 2021-22.