What can you do if your rent is going up? Who is responsible for what repairs? When can you be evicted? Where can you go if you have a problem with your landlord? The Tenants’ Rights Manual – NSW has the answers to these and many other questions. Practical and easy to use, and including 44 sample letters, the Tenants’ Rights Manual clearly explains tenants’ legal rights and obligations and how to resolve problems before they become major disputes.
This 4th edition is completely revised and updated, including:
all the changes to renting laws made by the Residential Tenancies Act 2010, including the new provisions about rent arrears, sales of premises, share housing and tenancy databases
an expanded chapter on social housing, with information about eligibility, rent rebates and public housing policies
a new chapter on marginal renting, with information for boarders and lodgers on the new Australian Consumer Law.
Produced with assistance from the Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales and NSW Fair Trading.