Author Archives: Eleganza M

About Eleganza M

Simply, a journalist, MA student, mother and caring member of society seeking social justice and the Truth.

The Auzzie Dream Home- A Bumpy Road for Newly Weds

When Houda, a Sydney girl loyal to her south-west, married her dream man a few years ago, the last place she imaged herself to be in a year’s time is back living with her mother. Not alone. But, with her husband. … Continue reading

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Part 2- Rod Gets Eviction Notice for Asking Realestate To Fix Fence

Rod is one of 10,713 private renters in Bankstown Local Government Area and nearly 500,000 private renters in Sydney metropolitan area, according ABS figures published by NSW Housing. And, like many private renters, Rod has a unique story to tell.  Rod has paid his rent … Continue reading

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Part 3 – Rod’s Plans to Fight Back

Rod is not angry at the landlord for ignoring his pleas for repairs and making him live in dangerous conditions for over five years. He admits that during his seven years renting the Panania house, the landlord agreed to fix two out of the 12 crucial structural … Continue reading

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Part 1- Tenant Pays Rent, Gets Eviction Notice

For seven years Rob 37, has lived in a poorly maintained private rental house in Panania, Sydney’s South West, as his repeated requestes for emergency repairs fall on deaf ears. Despite paying over $130,000 in rent,”happily” adhering to seven rent rises along the way, and dodging electrocution from property wear and tear, Rod now faces … Continue reading

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Headlines Geared to Shatter

  Media headlines and reports during the pre-election campaign not only shattered confidences towards Julia Gillard and Tony Abbot, but also stabbed at progress in existing housing developments to raise unnecessary fears. The article “Nothing new on offer since the houses … Continue reading

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Rental Housing – A Challenge, not crisis

Focus is a property management company that provides an alternative view on the housing market in Sydney; one that is not so gloomy but provides some reality to its clients with property portfolios. Related Articles Todays News: Shortage of property … Continue reading

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NSW government plans to meet housing growth

  An interactive map that outlines the NSWs government plans to increase land supply in the growth centres of NW and SW Sydney, in addition to identifying new housing development sites in existing metropolitan Sydney areas.  Related Articles NSW $80 … Continue reading

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