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More work for tenants, greater uncertainty for landlords

The reality of the new Victorian rent relief scheme is that it will create more work for tenants and greater uncertainty for landlords. 

What is clear is that the State Government rent relief scheme is more complicated than the previous Jobkeeper-based scheme. The scheme introduces stricter compliance for tenants with mandatory timelines that will raise the barrier for entry. For landlords, a range of new tests for eligibility and turnover complicate a landlord’s proper assessment of eligibility and what relief should be offered. Read more…