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NSW Fair Trading recommends changes to tenancy law
05 September 2016 The Department of Fair Trading has released a report making recommendations about changes that should be made...
RLC speaks up for public housing tenants in parliamentary inquiry
14 June 2016 RLC has spent many years advocating for public housing tenants waiting for basic repairs to be done on their homes. The lack of action they experience, even after correct procedure is followed, can be detrimental to people’s health and wellbeing.
RLC on SBS Online
09 June 2016 SBS speaks to Tenants' Advocate about how RLC can assist renters with issues relating to damage caused by Sydney's wild storms.
Shelter NSW - 2016 Federal Election Forum
28 May 2016 In this Federal Election, for the first time, housing will matter - if you live in Sydney and care about housing come to Shelter's housing election forum.  
Redevelopment – what it means for tenants
14 March 2016 14 March 2016 Originally published in the South Sydney Herald. In December last year, just before Christmas, the state government announced a...
Breaking News: Waterloo redevelopment announced
21 December 2015 21 December 2015 Following the decision to build a new train station at Waterloo, rather than at the University of Sydney, the NSW Government have announced plans to redevelop a large area of the local social housing.
Breaking News: Anti-social behaviour changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (2010 Act) commence
21 December 2015 21 December 2015 New anti-social behaviour tenancy laws for social housing tenants came into effect on 18 December 2015.
Review of the Residential Tenancies Act
11 December 2015 11 December 2015 The Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (NSW) is up for its 5 year review and there is currently a...
Update on Millers Point, Dawes Point, Rocks sell off
28 September 2015 In early 2014, the NSW Government announced plans to sell off its public housing stock in Millers Point, Dawes Point and the Rocks, and relocate those tenants out of the area.
More bang for your bond
11 June 2015 The Tenants’ Union of NSW and Tenants’ Advice & Advocacy Services (TAAS) network have launched a campaign for an increase in tenants’ services funding and an increase on the interest returned to tenants themselves.