Stay up to date with all news and useful information about renting in Queensland. From changes in rental rules and procedures, to other interesting topics to do with your rental home in Queensland – the RTA newsroom has it covered.
Tenants and property managers/owners are being urged to know their rights when it comes to emergency repairs
A Southport property owner has been fined $2000 for unlawfully recovering possession of premises
An important reminder for tenants moving out of a rental property – take time to complete the exit condition report.
Tenants intending to rent out entire properties, or rooms in properties they have rented, are reminded to seek permission
Bond disputes are the most common type of tenancy dispute in Queensland
Tenants are urged to contact the RTA to update their details
One of the most commonly asked questions about rental property maintenance
Partnership between the RTA and Department of Justice and Attorney-General
What to do if a noisy dog moves into a rental property next door
What are the rules around charging more rent in a boarding house?
Mandatory documentation to be distributed to the tenant prior to renting a van.
Who's responsible for removal of graffiti on a rental property?
There are a substantial number of offences under the RTRA Act.
It is illegal to take a residents good in lieu of unpaid rent
Where do you stand if your rental property is broken into?
Who's responsible if a window in a rental property is accidentally broken?
WOP is the last straw for getting rid of troublesome tenants
Breaking a lease for excessive hardship – what are my rights and what costs are involved?
The rules governing the holding of deposit to secure a rental property
What are the stipulations about security in rooming accommodation?
Unsure how damage and wear to a rental property is defined?
Don’t dive into the deep end without understanding your rights and responsibilities.
Learn how to get your caravan fixed as soon as possible.
Two’s company, three’s a crowd. Know when it’s time to ask someone to leave.
Fur babies in the balance, how the discussion about letting them on the lease is progressing.
Ways to take the sting out of high water bills.