The experiences of older tenants in the private housing market during the COVID-19 pandemic are the focus of a new survey from the Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG). Results so far show that the pandemic is putting even more pressure on people whose housing was already precarious.
January has been a busy month in the policy space, with submissions to Victorian inquiries into homelessness and road safety, as well as a submission on the Australian Government’s Religious Discrimination Bill 2019.
Unfair contracts, exit fees and standards are among the problems COTA Victoria wants addressed through the long-awaited review of the Victorian Retirement Villages Act. We believe the Act is no longer fit for purpose and requires an overhaul to meet the needs and expectations of ageing Victorians.
Despite welcome improvements in renter safety, affordability and rights, it is disappointing that Victoria’s draft residential tenancy regulations set no minimum energy efficiency standards to improve the liveability of rental properties and renter health.
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