The NSW Government is reviewing the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (the Act). The Act establishes a comprehensive set of rights and obligations for:
- social housing providers
- real estate agents who act for landlords.
As part of this review, you are now invited to view a Discussion Paper to help you consider improvements to the current laws.
This consultation closes on 29 January 2016. Read more about how you can have your say below.
As part of a review, the NSW Government has released a Discussion Paper to invite public comment on the residential tenancy laws in NSW.
The Discussion Paper gives background on the Act to enable stakeholders and the public to give feedback and suggest improvements to the current laws. It explores aspects of the laws including:
- Starting a tenancy
- Rental bonds
- Rent and other charges
- The rights and obligations of landlords and tenants
- Terminating a tenancy
- Resolving disputes.
Have your say
Before having your say, please read the Discussion Paper: Statutory Review of the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (PDF size: 2mb)
Please send your comments until 29 January 2016 by:
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Statutory Review of Residential Tenancies Act 2010
Policy and Legislation
NSW Fair Trading
PO Box 972
PARRAMATTA NSW 2124
Or, complete an online survey to respond to the questions in the Discussion Paper. Do this by accessing our tenancy discussion paper online submission form.
NSW Fair Trading reviews all submissions.
They will conduct further targeted consultation on key issues with key stakeholders including The POANSW. A report on the review will be submitted to the Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation for tabling in Parliament by mid 2016.