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Amnesty for public housing tenants
29 April 2014 Public housing tenants must report all household income, financial assets and property ownership to Housing NSW.
RLC in the Media: Two years at Central Station and no ticket out of homelessness
10 March 2014 There has been a 26 per cent rise in the number of people sleeping rough in the past year.
NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) open for business
28 February 2014 On 1 January 2014 many of the tribunals in New South Wales combined to become the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT).
Regis Towers tenants locked out of their homes
28 February 2014 An alarming number of tenants have contacted Redfern Legal Centre after having been locked out of their homes by the building management of Regis Towers, an apartment block in Sydney’s CBD and the largest strata plan building in Australia.
RLC in the Media: Regis Towers' tough security regime leaves tenants locked out
28 January 2014 Tenants of the Regis Towers apartment block near Sydney's Chinatown complained that their electronic access swipe keys had been cancelled for minor infringements, effectively locking them out of their own flats...
RLC in the Media: Tenants slugged $150 to access their homes
23 January 2014 Angry tenants are being locked out of their homes unless they pay $150 to get their security access cards back after draconian bylaws were passed at one of Sydney's biggest apartment complexes.
Media Release: Regis Towers Tenants Locked Out of Their Homes
20 January 2014 A significant number of tenants have been denied access to their homes in Regis Towers, a large apartment block on Castlereagh Street, Sydney.
RLC Tenant Advocate wins People’s Choice Award
17 December 2013 Tenant Advocate Tom McDonald won the People’s Choice Award at the 2013 TAAP (Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Program) Awards.
New dispute resolution service for tenants
17 December 2013 On 1 December 2013 NSW Fair Trading launched a new dispute resolution service for tenants in NSW.
Case study: Severe mould and damp in Housing NSW properties
29 October 2013 Peter was an elderly man and had lived in his Housing NSW home for eight years. The property was freshly painted when he first moved in but very soon water began to come through the air vent and bedroom walls.