New commercial tenancy legislative changes

Posted on April 22, 2020April 22, 2020Categories NewsTags ,   Leave a comment on New commercial tenancy legislative changes

The WA Government has passed new laws to offer greater protection for small commercial tenants who are in financial distress resulting from restrictions imposed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation aims to help to protect small business tenants from a range of prohibited actions, while they try to negotiate rent relief with their landlords. Key elements of the legislation include: a six-month moratorium on evictions for certain commercial tenancies (backdated to 30 March 2020) a freeze on rent increases … Continue reading “New commercial tenancy legislative changes”