State Government Looking to Address Rental Crisis With Reforms to Tenancy Laws

November 1, 2023 11:42 pm in by

The State government is looking to address South Australia’s rental crisis with significant reforms to tenancy laws.

With the vacancy rate below 1%, the bill introduced to Parliament seeks to improve tenant security while respecting landlord rights.

Key changes include prescribed termination grounds, extending notice periods to end a tenancy from 28 to 60 days, allowing pets in rentals with reasonable conditions, and additional support for domestic violence victims.

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The government will also establish a tenant advocacy service that looks to educate and inform tenants and advise and support them to resolve tenancy issues.

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