On 2 April 2020, the ACT Government announced its relief package for residential landlords as part of its response to Covid 19 Features of the package: landlords must lower rents for impacted tenants by at least 25% ACT government will provide 50:50 matching reduction in quarterly rates and land tax payments, capped $1300 per quarter for up to 6 months one off $150 rebate to all rate payers in 2020/21 Package is supposed to be worth $214m, but not detailed how much is going to all rate payers and how much is expected to be for the private rental market for tenants claiming financial hardship. The press release is at How residential tenants will benefit from the ACT government’s $214 million stimulus package Is this relief helpful? Will it reach landlords? Will it set the discussion and expectation of tenants? Political stunt? Your comments and situations??