New rooming accommodation checklists

In the 2021–22 financial year, rooming accommodation tenancy agreements accounted for over 18,000 of all Queensland tenancies.

To better support those in rooming accommodation agreements within the Queensland rental sector, we've created four new checklists:


These resources have been developed to deliver on our commitment to provide differentiated and customer-centric services that help inform and support the Queensland rental sector.

Other resources

If you'd like to know more about rooming accommodation agreements, view the following resources:

Managing rooming accommodation in Queensland

Download the Managing rooming accommodation in Queensland guide, which provides providers and owners with an easy-to-read summary of their tenancy rights and responsibilities.

This guide provides a summary of how the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 applies, and the information provided is for general guidance only – it is not legal advice.

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Talking Tenancies Lynn Smith
26 Apr 2022

Rooming accommodation

In this episode of Talking Tenancies, the RTA's Lynn Smith helps us to understand the differences between the rules covering rooming accommodation such as boarding houses, hostels, and off-campus student accommodation in Queensland.
Original publication on 06 Mar 2023
Last updated on 07 Mar 2023

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