The relationship between WA renters and landlords is set for its biggest shake-up in years, and not everyone is fully onboard.
- Low vacancy rates are continuing to drive up the price of renting
- The government hopes reform will help renters, but not deter investors
- But both renters and landlords say high costs remain the big issue
Under reforms announced yesterday, renters will soon have greater rights to keep pets and make minor modifications, with landlords restricted to only increasing rent once a year.
Landlords and property managers won’t be able to encourage tenants to offer…