Archives: July 2023

We provided feedback to the Tasmanian Housing Strategy Exposure Draft. Our recommendations outlined in our letter below include: a review of the Residential Tenancy Act (1997) to strengthen tenants’ security of tenure, rent regulation, pets and minimum standards; a commitment to retaining existing public housing stock and a set percentage of public housing in the […]

Our short-stay rental hosts are hardly battlers Earlier this year the Australian spokesperson for Airbnb was quoted in The Mercury (21/02) as saying “short-term rentals provide a way for everyday people to stay afloat and combat rising cost of living and growing mortgage repayments”. Similarly, in a 2019 submission to the Legislative Assembly Select Committee […]