The Great Triumph that Saved a Public Asset

Written by RAHU member Matt Bolin Whilst you may be curious of the relevance my next article has toward housing, the nucleus that the Renters And Housing Union stands for. The answer to that question lies within the very achievement […]

Understanding Australia and its relationship with property investment.

The current housing crisis we are facing is one of the biggest we’ve seen in generations. Homelessness is almost at great depression era heights and no doubt will continue to spike before it reduces, It would be a fair comment to say this government and successive governments have failed to foresee this potential recipe for disaster as a subsequent result of short-sighted policies and excess indulgence on the whole concept of investment property wealth in Australia.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 22nd September, 2023 This article is in response to Labor’s Housing Package, which can be found here. RAHU supports the principles of protecting renters’ rights. The principles of this proposal take some positive steps toward this. However, […]

The Barak Beacon Finale

Friday 18th of August 2023 was the last day of the Save Barak Beacon campaign. A campaign led by various miscellaneous political parties, groups, and organisations, including RAHU, who came together to stop the destruction of the eponymous public housing […]

Community occupies public housing estate slated for demolition.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8 July, 2023 RAHU would like to make a statement of unconditional support for the Save Barak Beacon campaign. Below is the unedited media statement released by the group. Activists have taken up residence in the disused homes […]


Victoria’s Renters and Housing Union (RAHU), in partnership with 3CR Community Radio, will host an online forum this Wednesday to discuss housing justice post-lockdown.                                                  ____________________________________________ The legislative, economic, and public health fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic exposed and intensified the […]

Campaign Brief: Extend the Eviction Ban

Download: RAHU Campaign Brief: Extend the Eviction Ban (PDF) On March 28th, the temporary protections Victorian renters have enjoyed are set to end, yet the economic effects of the pandemic are continuing. As 2 million renters in Victoria, we are […]

The end of the eviction ban – what’s next for renters?

Changes to Residential Tenancies Act – from March 29th 2021  There are few changes or amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act, known as the Residential Tenancies Act Amendments (RTAA).  These changes will come into effect from March 29th, 2021.This list […]