These fact sheets have been prepared specifically for providers and residents in rooming accommodation in Queensland: boarding houses, hostels and off-campus rooming style student accommodation. These types of accommodation are covered by the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (the Act).
There are rules for the storage and disposal of goods and documents left behind by a resident when they leave rooming accommodation such as a boarding house, hostel, or off-campus student accommodation.
House rules are rules about the use, enjoyment, control or management of rooming accommodation such as a boarding house, supported accommodation service, off-campus student accommodation and other rooming style accommodation.
A Rooming accommodation agreement (Form R18) is the agreement between a resident and a provider which sets out the terms that apply to a resident’s stay in rooming accommodation such as boarding houses, supported accommodation services, off-campus student accommodation and other rooming style accommodation.
The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (the Act) lists the rules for renting a place to live in Queensland. It gives specific rules for residents and provider/agents involved in renting rooming accommodation, such as boarding houses, hostels and off-campus student accommodation.