Today I brought to the attention of Parliament the serious issues facing public housing tenants at the Northcote Estate. The NSW Government can and must do better.
Longer Leases, Stable Rents and End to No-Grounds Evictions At Core of Greens’ Rental Law Reform Campaign
The Greens have called for extensive reform of NSW rental laws, to give renters improved access to safe and secure housing, in their response to the government’s Discussion Paper on the Review of the Residential Tenancies Act.Read more
Today the Greens supported legislation preventing developers from terminating contracts for financial gain using sunset clause provisions on property bought off the plan.
With the help of the CDP and the Shooters’ Party the Government’s Strata Schemes Development Bill has passed the NSW Upper House.
This means that a provision allowing the collective sale of a strata scheme with the support of just 75% of owners will now come into force.
The Greens raised concerns and proposed amendments in both the Lower and Upper Houses, but our calls for protection of home-ownership rights were ignored.Read more
Today the Government pushed through legislation that will allow home owners to be kicked out of their property. The Greens oppose any bill that puts profit before people's secure occupation of their home.
Today I called on the Government to take meaningful action to address the Housing Affordability Crisis.
Today we called on the Government take steps to address antisocial behaviour in public housing without making vulnerable people homeless.
The Greens NSW welcome today’s announcement of $5 million in commonwealth funding to ensure Aboriginal housing at the Block in Redfern’s iconic Aboriginal heart. The funding has come after a 15 month community occupation of The Block by the Redfern Aboriginal Tent Embassy (RATE) lead by the indefatigable Wiradjuri Elder, Jenny Munro and in the shadow of court proceedings to evict RATE from the Block.Read more