Tuesday, May 17, 2022

NSW Govt to extend Mascot Towers rental assistance package to 3 months more

As a show of support to the residents of Mascot Towers, the NSW Government will extend the rental assistance package for a further 12 weeks, from April 1, 2022.

The assistance package will come to an end on 30 June 2022, totalling 3 years of support for the residents of Mascot Towers.

NSW Fair Trading Minister Eleni Petinos said: “We acknowledge the difficult circumstances the residents of Mascot Towers are facing.

“The NSW Government will be extending the package for a final time, allowing residents to finalise arrangements for alternative accommodation.

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“The prior end date of 31 March 2022 was agreed by all stakeholders but we have heard the concerns of some residents and are giving them more time to find the right solution for them by providing them with an additional three months.”

This extension follows a previous five extensions, assisting residents with over $9.5 million in support across 91 claims during what has been a time of uncertainty.

For more information head to www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au or call the Mascot Towers hotline on 13 32 20.

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