13 Jul 2020

Small business owners want help with commercial rents

From Morning Report, 7:13 am on 13 July 2020

Small business owners are feeling abandoned by the government over what they call are failures to control disputes between commercial tenants and landlords.

Some struggling to survive they're being hit with rent rises or high fees to cancel leases.

Justice Minister Andrew Little admits he's disappointed it's taking Cabinet longer than expected to sign-off on financial help to sort out disagreements with landlords.

Harry Lock reports.