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It's the Spring Racing Carnival and lots of people are thinking of having a bet. If you love pets and renters, we've got another suggestion...

Make a donation to the Tenants' Union and help us change the law for renters.
Nothing in the Residential Tenancies Act stops you from having a pet in your rented home. But many landlords won't even consider allowing pets. We think that's wrong.

We think landlords should not be able to use 'blanket bans' on pets, and we're not the only ones. A recent review of tenancy regulation received hundreds of submissions with support for positive pets clauses. Victoria and the ACT have introduced laws to make renting more pet-friendly – NSW is being left behind! We need your help to keep up the momentum for change.

A donation from you will help us work to change the law. Your pet will thank you for it!
Donate now
For more info, check out our policy position on pets or our guide to renting with pets.
"It's not really a home unless we can bring our dog Kali with us wherever we rent." Jemima Mowbray – Tenants' Union Policy and Campaigns Officer.
"As a renter I feel like you get treated like a second-class citizen." Lauren's story
"It's definitely my home. I feel safe and secure." Brian's story
"It’s a nice little community. We look after each other." Felix's story
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