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System straining as renters and landlords wrestle

Measures recently announced by the Victorian Government have offered relief to landlords and a safety net for tenants, but confusion has arisen over who has access to assistance and what balance has been struck between renters and landlords.

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Landlords and tenants remain at loggerheads over rent relief in Melbourne. Photo: Shutterstock

You know we’re living in strange times when the government is dictating how much a landlord can charge someone to live in their property.

Measures recently announced by the Victorian Government have offered relief to landlords and a safety net for tenants. But confusion has arisen over who has access to assistance and debate has also been stirred about the balance that has been struck between renters and landlords.

It centres around the Victori…