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
Every single major housing market in Australia is ‘severely unaffordable’ according to the latest Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey. Sydney is second on the list of the most severely unaffordable housing markets in the world.
Greens housing spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon and Greens NSW housing spokesperson Jenny Leong say it is absurd that both federal and state governments insist that they can tackle housing affordability without making any changes to unfair tax structures like negative gearing and capital gains tax discounts that favour investors.Read more