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 RTA hosts free educational webinars to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as a property manager or owner under the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008.

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Go to the RTA YouTube channel for instructional videos and more.