Increasing numbers of Queenslanders rent their home– around one and a half million people, or 34.2% of all households. The Queensland government is currently reviewing renting laws. Make Renting Fair in Qld is calling for progressive change so that renters can live in decent, safe places, under fair condition – a place where they can create a home for themselves and their families. Help us push for the following changes:

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People who rent their home should have the right to stay if they are doing the right thing. Right now, renters can be asked to leave without being given any reason. We need to change the laws to stop people from being evicted from their homes without any reason.

To Make Renting Fair in Queensland, we need to make sure there is a good reason within the law before a person is asked to leave their home.

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To Make Renting Fair in Queensland, let’s

1. Limit rent increases to one annually; and
2. Require rent increases more than 20% above the CPI to be justified by the lessor in the tribunal


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To Make Renting Fair in Queensland, the bond should always be returned to tenants unless s the lessor makes a substantiated a claim against the bond.

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People who rent their home should be able to rely on the information from their lessor or agent as clear, honest and understandable.

To Make Renting Fair in Queensland, let’s allow renters to access to tenancy dispute processes to ensure that lessors act in a fair and reasonable way.

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To Make Renting Fair, people who rent should be able to keep their pets in their rental homes.

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To Make Renting Fair let’s
a. Require periodic third party inspection regime
b. Introduce transparency between tenancies regarding repair, maintenance and orders of the tribunal.

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To Make Renting Fair in Queensland increase all 24 hour entry notice periods to 48 hours.

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