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  • Legislation Information
    The RTA is the statutory authority that administers the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (the Act), and the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Regulation 2009. Read more
  • Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 Information
    The RTA's core responsibility is to administer the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 which outlines the rights and responsibilities of tenants, property managers/agents, property owners/landlords and caravan park managers involved in residential renting in Queensland. Read more
  • About the RTA Information
    The RTA is a self funded statutory body committed to providing targeted services to meet the diverse needs of Queensland's residential rental sector. Read more
  • Investigations Information
    When tenancy disputes occur, the RTA encourages tenants/residents and property managers/owners to try to resolve disagreements by talking to each other. Our free dispute resolution service provides conciliation to help people resolve tenancy disputes if they are unable to do this themselves. Read more
  • Renting Information
    Rules apply when renting a house, unit, share house, room, caravan or houseboat in Queensland. Read more
  • Boarders/lodgers Information
    If a tenant would like to sub-let a room in a rental property, they must get written permission from the property manager/owner. Read more
  • No written tenancy agreement Information
    If there is no written tenancy agreement, the tenant and property manager/owner are still covered by the Rooming Accommodation and Residential Tenancies Act 2008. Read more
  • Partnership to keep rental market fair Newsletter article
    Partnership between the RTA and Department of Justice and Attorney-General Read more
  • Welcome to our first edition of Open house – Tenants Newsletter article
    We hope you enjoy reading the inaugural edition of the RTA’s Open House newsletter created especially for tenants. Read more
  • General tenancy agreements fact sheet Publication
    A General tenancy agreement (Form 18a) is the agreement between a tenant and a lessor/agent which sets out the terms that apply to the tenant’s stay in general tenancies such as houses, units and townhouses. Read more