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Private Rental Support

Are you having problems holding on to your private rental home? Are you falling into arrears, or facing a breach of your tenancy agreement? Then speak to our team for some impartial advice and support.

Our Private Rental Support service is dedicated to giving you the practical help, advice and support you need to maintain your private rental tenancy. We can assist with everything from tenant advocacy  to financial counselling, vital if you’re in danger of eviction due to rental arrears.

Our service provides individually tailored support, including:

  • Case management and planning
  • Assistance with addressing rent arrears and other pressing debts
  • Negotiating on behalf of clients with landlords and property managers with a focus on debt repayment planning and the achievement of sustainable outcomes
  • Access to emergency relief where necessary
  • Assistance with accessing income support and other entitlements
  • Outreach in the form of home visits
  • Assistance with developing budgeting and other essential life skills
  • Tenant education focused on tenancy rights and obligations
  • Practical advice and information
  • Transport to keep essential appointments
  • Assistance with preparation for rental inspections
  • Mentoring and practical support with a focus on home management
  • Support and assistance with locating alternative accommodation options if a tenancy cannot be sustained
  • Help with accessing Department of Housing bond assistance
  • Assistance with engaging with a range of specialist support services

Contact our team in complete confidence, whether you’d like to find out more about the support we provide, or you need some one-on-one help right now.

 
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