Have you found yourself with significantly less income due to COVID-19 or lost your job altogether?  Many Australians are finding themselves in a time of financial uncertainty. So, what happens when you can’t pay rent?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced last Friday that states would work to provide relief for tenants and on Sunday announced increases to social security payments. Globally the UK, Ireland and many states with the United States are suspending evictions.

While we wait for today’s announcement by NSW State Government on rent relief and evictions, what is the current situation for tenants?

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