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ACT Renting Book updated amid rental crisis

The ACT Government has released its latest Renting Book, containing information for renters about their rights within the ACT system.

Housing crisis: Canberra is Australia’s most expensive city to rent

The Canberra rental market is in crisis. High prices and competition for accommodation are putting homes out of ordinary Canberrans’ reach.

Eviction moratorium extended three months

The moratorium on evictions for Canberra renters impacted by COVID-19 has been extended by three months to 22 October and includes evictions for rental arrears, under new measures to support tenants impacted...

Housing stress worsens under pandemic: ANU

The number of Australians experiencing housing stress, unable to pay their rent or mortgage on time, has more than doubled since the pandemic began, data from the Australian National University (ANU) suggests. In...

Clarity on rental relief measures

The ACT Government has announced more information will be provided for tenants, landlords and real estate agents to navigate the uncertainty around rental relief measures initiated in response to COVID-19. Work is also...

ACT industry welcomes rental measures amid eviction moratorium confusion

New rental measures announced by the ACT Government on Thursday (2 April) will see landlords offered an incentive to reduce rents for tenants in stress.

$214 million rescue package for households, businesses and health

The ACT Government’s $214 million economic relief package for households, businesses and frontline health includes rent and rate support schemes.