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Australians With Disability Twice as Likely to be Evicted Without Cause

Created  6th December 2018

A report by Choice, National Shelter and the National Association of Tenant Organisations (NATO) examined the consumer experience of renting in Australia, and found renters with disability faced a range of barriers that prevented them getting into or staying securely in rental accommodation.  

This included difficulties getting timely repairs, facing additional expenses when moving in and out, and people with disability were also almost 2.5 times more likely to experience issues with home inspections from their landlord than other renters.

A survey of 1,547 renters revealed 16 per cent of people with disability have been served with a no-grounds eviction, compared with nine per cent for rest of those who rent.

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Source:
Luke Michael, 2018, Probono Australia (https://probonoaustralia.com.au/)

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