Rental law changes resources

The RTA is continuing to work with Queensland’s rental sector to ensure everyone has access to timely, accurate and impartial information, resources and education about changes to residential tenancy laws.

Minimum housing standards

Minimum housing standards will commence for new tenancies from 1 September 2023, and for all tenancies from 1 September 2024, aiming to ensure all Queensland rental properties are safe, secure and functional. 

Helpful resources

Pets, ending a tenancy and repairs

Rental law changes around pets, repair orders and ending a tenancy came into effect from 1 October 2022. Rental Information and resources about these changes are available on this webpage and across the RTA website to help you understand the changes and remain compliant with the laws.

Helpful resources

Video - Summary of changes from 1 October 2022

Summary of the three key changes to Queensland tenancy laws starting 1 October 2022.

Video - Changes to ending tenancies

Understand the changes around ending tenancies from 1 October 2022.

Video - New framework around renting with pets

Find out more about the new framework to negotiate renting with a pet.

Video – Introduction of repair orders

Learn more about repair orders and the changes to your rights and obligations around repairs.

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