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Parity – Residential Tenancies Reform

ACT Shelter is regularly contacted to contribute articles to journals including Parity, Australia’s leading national homelessness publication. Published ten times a year, each edition explores a specific element of homelessness from personal, local, social, and global perspectives.  The Reforming Residential Tenancies Acts edition provides a very useful overview of renting and tenancy laws across the […]

The National Nine – Principles for Strengthening Renters’ Rights

ACT Shelter was commissioned to produce this brief report providing expert guidance for the national proposals being developed by Housing Ministers for consideration within the National Cabinet to improve our rental housing system and better ensure renters have access to safe, affordable, appropriate and secure homes. This report is a useful reference for anyone seeking […]

Improving Residential Tenancies – Residential Tenancy Reforms – Submission October 2021

This submission responds to the ‘Residential Tenancies Reforms’ Consultation Paper which is theprimary document guiding the Your Say Consultation ‘Improving Residential Tenancies’. Our submission begins by affirming the importance and relevance of the seven domains of theRight to Adequate Housing to these important reform proposals, our submission will address thefour areas of reform proposed in […]