Australians with disability twice as likely to be evicted without cause

A report by Choice, National Shelter and the National Association of Tenant Organisations (NATO) examined the consumer experience of renting in Australia, and found renters with disability faced a range of barriers that prevented them getting into or staying securely in rental accommodation.

This included difficulties getting timely repairs, facing additional expenses when moving in and out, and people with disability were also almost 2.5 times more likely to experience issues with home inspections from their landlord than other renters.

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Topics:
Housing, Accommodation, Tenancy

Author:
Luke Michael

Source:
Pro Bono Australia

Date published:
Wed 5th Dec, 2018