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Sophia Maalsen; Peta Wolifson; Dallas Rogers; Jacqueline Nelson; Caitlin Buckle
Discrimination in the private rental sector (PRS) occurs throughout the entire rental system, from property procurement and investment prior to the search for a rental property, through to eviction.
The aims of this scoping project were to:
• examine discrimination across age, gender, race and indigeneity
• determine the mediating impact of informal tenancies, increases in sharing and non-standard accommodation, and the increasing role of digital technologies
• identify omissions in existing policy, law and practice
• inform a wider research and policy agenda to further understand and address discrimination in Australia’s PRS