As the Queensland Housing Minister looks increasingly like introducing tougher ‘anti-social’ behaviour restrictions, we look at a critique of these laws from Western Australia where the Minister says he is basing his policy.
For the record, in Queensland tenants – public or private – can already be taken to the Tribunal by the lessor seeking a termination of the agreement on the basis of objectional behaviour. In deciding whether to terminate the agreement, the tenancy tribunal would consider what evidence was available.
Why should this quite vulnerable group of public housing tenants have additional expectations and requirements placed on them?
To read the Western Australia tenancy network critique, click here.