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Changes to handling goods abandoned at the end of a tenancy

The process and responsibilities for landlords in managing abandoned goods has not changed and the onus remains on the landlord to produce documentation to demonstrate compliance with the RTA.

WA’s inaugural State Infrastructure Strategy draft released for comment

Shelter WA welcomes the inclusion of social and affordable housing as a designated sector in the strategy, and the recognition of social and affordable housing as vital social and economic infrastructure.

New Director Generals

A number of changes in senior leadership roles have been announced effective from Monday, 31 May 2021.

RAI Case Studies | Hope Alexander

Renting in Australia is not a one-size-fits-all experience. Shelter WA has sought case studies to coincide with the release of this year’s Rental Affordability Index (RAI).

Ainsley is on the move

Congratulations to Ainsley Jones our Graduate Policy Officer who is leaving Shelter WA to take on a new role with Ruah’s Zero Project.

RTA Changes – What do they mean for CHPs?

Join Trish Blake, Senior Policy Officer at the Consumer Protection, in the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety on the recent legislative changes to the Residential Tenancies Act arising from the moratorium on evictions during the emergency period of COVID-19.

Moratorium on Eviction Legislation Passed

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.

Community Housing Providers Workshop

Shelter WA held a workshop for community housing providers and tenants who are members to discuss the critical review of the Residential Tenancies Act 1987.

Boarders and Lodgers

There are currently two separate reviews underway on boarding and lodging. In response to both reviews, Shelter WA held a boarders and lodgers workshop.

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