Greens NSW Housing Spokesperson Jenny Leong MP has committed to stand up for the one third of people in NSW who rent and work to put an end to mass eviction threats by billionaire developers like Harry Triguboff.
"People are already living with such fear and insecurity as a result of the current rental housing crisis - it's not just arrogant it's shockingly irresponsible for anyone to threaten mass evictions as Mr Triguboff has done."Read more
Responding to a welcome change in policy by the NSW Labor Opposition today, NSW Greens Rental and Tenancy spokesperson has renewed calls for the Government to put an end to no grounds evictions as a priority.Read more
In holiday destinations like Eden and Batemans Bay and Jindabyne, renters are a third of the population, but those families are at risk of being kicked out of their homes over the summer months because our rental laws don’t offer enough protection.
Renters in holiday towns are particularly vulnerable, because they can be served an eviction notice at the start of the summer or the snow season, so the landlord can temporarily jack up process and let the house at an inflated rate to holiday makers. This is totally unfair, but under current laws, it is perfectly legal.Read more
The Greens are calling for greater housing security and fairer rental laws to assist “Generation rent” in areas such as Wollongong.Read more
In the past five years, the number of people renting in the Sydney suburb of Burwood has surged from 46% to 54%. Renters now outnumber homeowners.Read more
The latest Census reveals that 30% of households in New England are renting, and 11% are paying more than a third of their income on rent. While housing in New England might be cheaper than in Sydney, wages are much lower, which means that many people are living in housing stress.Read more
A staggering 59% of people living in The Entrance are renting, and those people are at risk of being kicked out of their homes over the summer months because our rental laws don’t offer enough protection.Read more
Renters now outnumber homeowners in the inner suburbs of Newcastle, with 52% – or 2500 people - in the suburbs of Newcastle, The Hill, Newcastle West and Cooks Hill now renting.