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Consultation opened on new plan to tighten protections for renters by banning rent bidding, mandating minimum standards

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
August 5 2021 - 6:00pm
The ACT government is looking at implementing minimum standards for rental properties. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The ACT government is considering banning rent bidding and introducing minimum standards for rental properties, in a move that would increase the rights of tenants.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.