Rental law changes

1. Rent increase changes - Legislation to limit rent increase frequency to once every 12 months came into effect on 1 July 2023. Learn more.   

2. Minimum housing standards came into effect for new tenancies (including renewed tenancy agreements) from 1 September 2023. They will come into effect for all remaining tenancies on 1 September 2024. Learn more.

The Talking Tenancies podcast is brought to you by the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) and explores everything you need to know about renting in Queensland. We are a state government statutory body that helps make renting work for everyone, providing tenancy information and support, bond management, dispute resolution, compliance and enforcement, and education services.

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Talking Tenancies Peggy McGuiness
5 Oct 2021

Rights on rent

In this episode of Talking Tenancies, we delve into the tricky questions we receive on a regular basis when it comes to your rights on rent with the RTA’s Peggy McGuinness.
Talking tenancies with Sarah Andison
30 Aug 2021

High density unit living

Apartment and body corporate living has its own challenges and rewards. Living in close proximity to others calls for greater consideration and sensitivity, but being part of a tight-knit community can be greatly rewarding.
Talking tenancies with Michaela Alletsee
22 Jul 2021

Water charges and leaks

In this episode of Talking Tenancies, we explore water charges and leaks in a rental property and discuss the rights and responsibilities of tenants and managing parties with RTA Customer Experience Acting Team Leader Michaela Alletsee.