Squalid rentals in Queenstown

Sep 9, 2015 | News

Tenants claim landlords are asking them to pay rents in cash, avoiding lodging bonds and failing to sign a formal tenancy agreement. Some rentals are being occupied by four or more people per room, with one property regularly housing more than 30 people.

Tenants are paying between $100 and $200 each for a shared room. Sometimes 300 people apply for just one Queenstown rental vacancy. Read more here.

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