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    See our facebook live chat answering tenants’ questions

    Posted by Tenants Victoria on  May 22, 2020

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    THIS FRIDAY: Do you have a question about pets, COVID-19, or other tenancy issues? In celebration of Law Week, we’re holding a special Facebook Live chat! Join us this Friday 22 May at 12:30 pm on our Facebook page to send in your questions. #makerentingfair — Tenants Victoria (@TenantsVic) May 20, 2020

    A new guide for renters explains temporary tenancy laws

    Posted by Tenants Victoria on  April 27, 2020

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    Category: COVID-19
      The new Victorian laws temporarily change how the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 operates in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These laws will apply for 6 months from 29 March 2020. The changes introduced by the new laws include: • changes to evictions, including a ban on notices to vacate • a ban on rent increases • changes to when tenants can move out (see updates on changes to this) • changes to tenants’ obligations,

    Tenants Victoria welcomes strong action to protect renters from eviction

    Posted by Tenants Victoria on  April 15, 2020

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    Media release: Wednesday 15 April 2020 Victoria’s peak body for renters, Tenants Victoria, has welcomed the $500 million rental relief package announced this morning by Premier Daniel Andrews. Tenants Victoria CEO, Jennifer Beveridge said ‘The Victorian Government has recognised that renters – who make up a third of the state’s households – are doing it very tough during the coronavirus health crisis that has upended so many aspects of our lives.’ ‘The land tax relief

    Residential tenancies update – 31 March 2020

    Posted by Tenants Victoria on  March 31, 2020

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    purpose To provide consistent and timely updates to Victorian tenants on the developing response to COVID-19 as it impacts housing security. update While the health, policy and service provision responses are still changing, as at 31 March 2020 we understand that: The National Cabinet met on Sunday 29 March 2020 and agreed to a moratorium on evictions over the next six months for commercial and residential tenancies in financial distress who are unable to meet

    Residential tenancies update – 25 March 2020

    Posted by sunita on  March 25, 2020

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    purpose To provide consistent and timely updates to Victorian tenants on the developing response to COVID-19 as it impacts housing security. update While the health, policy and service provision responses are still changing, as at 25 March 2020 we understand that: The National Cabinet will meet on Friday 27 March 2020 to determine an in-principle approach to residential tenancies. This is likely to consider whether evictions can proceed in the short term, and if so
    Tenants Victoria acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.