Renting Matters: Episode 7 - Nothing private about this house
This is the seventh episode in our series called “Renting Matters”, which explores all aspects of tenancy and other living arrangements in NSW. This series is a joint project between the Tenants’ Union of New South Wales (“TU”) and Legal Aid NSW.
In this episode, “Nothing private about this house”, Bridget from the Community Legal Education Branch speaks to guests about social housing – what is it and how is it different to living in a private rental the laws that apply and where to get help if you have a problem. Bridget speaks to Lehana, a Solicitor at Tenants' Union of NSW. Bridget also speaks to Arthur about his experiences living in social housing over many years. There is useful information in this episode about how community workers can help clients in these living situations.
Use the links below to find out more information about what we talked about in this episode.
Tenants’ Union of New South Wales tenants.org.au - Look for the tile called Public, community & Aboriginal Housing.
You can also enter your or your client’s postcode at the bottom of the pages of the Tenants’ Union website to find your closest local tenancy service.
On the Tenants’ Union website are these fact sheets and resources: