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Entries from June 28th, 2016

NSW tenancy law review misses on security for tenants

June 28th, 2016 · No Comments · Government, Law, Tenancy

Last week the NSW State Government tabled in Parliament the report of its five-year review of the Residential Tenancies Act 2010. Its strongest point is a series of recommendations relating to domestic violence, including for provisions for victims to immediately terminate a tenancy because of domestic violence, and avoid being held liable for property damage […]

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Is community housing set to feature in the Waterloo Estate Rebuild?

June 2nd, 2016 · 1 Comment · Social housing, urban renewal

By Hal Pawson. Originally published in Inner Sydney Voice. Triggered by the December 2015 NSW Government announcement of a new station nearby, the Waterloo Estate is set for a huge revamp over coming years. Existing public housing units will be replaced by an equal number of new low rent flats built to modern standards, with […]

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