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    Power Struggles: Winter Renter Researchers 2023

    Through the winter of 2023, Better Renting worked with 59 renters to track temperatures in their homes and what it meant for them. We found unhealthy low temperatures in a large number of homes in the sample. Renters' experiences were characterised by a sense of powerlessness, forcing them to put up with substandard homes and negligent landlords, due to a fear of eviction, a rent increase, and potential homelessness. 

    You can download the report here in PDF format.

    An earlier snapshot report specifically about South Australia is available here

    If you'd like to share this report with your state MP, that would be great! You can use this handy tool.

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