NSW rent relief for COVID-19 impacted lessees

The NSW Government has now made rent relief assistance available to help minimise the impact of lockdown on NSW businesses with lease agreements. The relief comes following amendments to the Retail and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) Amendment Regulation 2021 (NSW) (‘the Regulation’) earlier this month. The amendments were passed on 13 August 2021 and provide […]

VIC COVID-19 commercial rent relief

The Governor in Council released the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Regulations 2021 on 24 August 2021. The scheme seeks to provide rent relief to commercial tenants affected by COVID-19 and operates in a similar manner to the Regulations released in March 2020, which expired on 28 March 2021. However, there are key differences including more […]

Commercial tenant and landlord relief update – Victoria

Following the Premier’s announcement in August 2020 regarding the intention to extend and modify the Regulations applicable to rent relief for commercial tenancies, the Victorian Governor in Council published the Amendments on 29 September 2020. As an update to our previous alert regarding commercial tenant and landlord relief, the following Regulations and Amendments are now […]