Rental law changes around ending tenancies, renting with pets and the introduction of repair orders commenced on 1 October 2022.
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Tenants/residents and managing parties can use this form to request a rental bond refund for their bond contribution or a tenant/resident’s bond contribution once a tenant/resident’s interest in a tenancy/residency has ended on the grounds of experiencing domestic and family violence.
The Continuing interest notice has been developed to support property managers/owners, agents or managers/providers to fulfil their obligations under the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008.
The Change of property manager/owner (Form 5) is used to notify the RTA there has been a change of lessor, agent or manager/provider in an ongoing tenancy. It must be completed and signed by the previous and new lessor, agent or manager/provider.
The Notice to remedy breach (Form 11) is used during the tenancy where either the tenants or the lessor/agent claim that there has been a 'breach' of one (or a number) of terms of the residential tenancy agreement.
The Pocket guide for tenants - house and units (Form 17a) is for tenants who live in houses, flats, units, townhouses and houseboats. It includes information the tenant will need while renting and explains their rights and responsibilities under the law.
The Pocket guide for tenants - caravan parks (Form 17b) is for tenants who live in a caravan or mobile home (manufactured home) or rent a site. It includes information the tenant will need while renting and explains their rights and responsibilities under the law.
The purpose of the Notice to vacate from mortgagee to tenant (Form 19) is to inform the tenant/s of a rental property that the mortgagee (or appointed person) will be taking possession of the premises and ending the tenancy agreement.
A tenant completes the Notice ending tenancy interest (domestic and family violence) when they believe they can no longer safely occupy the premises due to domestic and family violence and wish to end their interest in their current tenancy and vacate the premises.
The Domestic and family violence report which must be completed and signed by an authorised professional can be provided as a type of relevant evidence to support that a tenant/resident is/has been experiencing domestic and family violence.
A lessor/agent can use this letter template to respond to a tenant's request to keep a pet, and to ensure their response contains the required information and is compliant with legislative requirements.
Use this form to register your bank account details with the RTA if these have not already been provided on a Refund of rental bond (Form 4) which needs to be completed and submitted to the RTA to commence the refund process.