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Short-term moratorium on evictions extended to 11 November 2021, with a transition period ending on 12 February 2022
09 September 2021 The temporary stop on evictions for COVID-impacted renters in NSW who have lost significant income and cannot pay rent in full has been extended, with some exceptions.
Looking for share accomodation? Check out RLC's Share Housing Survival Guide
14 March 2021 With uni back in session for another year, it's a busy time for students looking for accommodation.
Six-month moratorium on residential tenancy evictions announced in NSW
13 April 2020 On 13 April, the NSW Government announced a six-month moratorium on evictions for tenants in financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
Anglicare's Rental Affordability Snapshot highlights affordable housing crisis
28 April 2019 Anglicare's tenth Rental Affordability Snapshot paints a dire picture for people on low incomes, reflecting a chronic shortage of affordable housing. 
Public housing tenants fight for their place in the city
21 November 2018 Public housing tenants are standing firm as public housing redevelopment in Waterloo and Redfern threaten their homes. Authors Pratichi Chatterjee, Alistair Sisson, Jenna Condie and Laura Wynne report for The Conversation.
Local filmmakers reflect on the future of public housing
14 November 2018 Two groundbreaking new Australian films screened recently in Sydney exploring the impact of public housing redevelopment on the future of our city. 
RLC in Hansard: Alex Greenwich responds to the Residential Tenancies Amendment (Review) Bill 2018
10 October 2018 On 26 September, Mr Alex Greenwich MP outlined his views on the Residential Tenancies Amendment (Review) Bill 2018 in the NSW Parliament. Mr Greenwich’s Second Reading speech highlighted key issues also raised in RLC’s recent ...
Make Renting Fair: It's Time To End 'No Grounds' Evictions
15 February 2018 RLC is proud to support Make Renting Fair, a community campaign calling for a better, fairer deal for renters in NSW.
NSW survey highlights legal needs of sharehousing tenants
06 June 2017 A survey from the Tenants' Union of NSW (TUNSW) and Tenants Advice and Advocacy Services (TAAS) has found that many sharehousing tenants in NSW do not...
RLC in the Media: What to do after storm damage, and dealing with insurance companies and landlords
28 March 2017 RLC's Melanie Bradfield spoke to SBS's 'The Feed' about what to do if your own home’s been damaged or flooded, whether you’re a tenant or a home owner.