RTA resources to help you prepare for minimum housing standards

Minimum housing standards come into effect from 1 September 2023 and the RTA has published a suite of resources to support customers with these changes.

As of 1 September 2023, if a new residential tenancy agreement is being signed or renewed in Queensland, the rental property must meet minimum housing standards.

From 1 September 2024, minimum housing standards will apply to all rentals in Queensland. This means periodic tenancies and any fixed-term agreements that have not been renewed since 1 September 2023 will have to meet minimum housing standards.

The RTA has published a suite of resources to support tenants, residents, property managers and owners, with the changes around minimum housing standards. These include:

For the latest updates, visit the rental law changes resources page.

Original publication on 27 Jul 2023
Last updated on 27 Jul 2023

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