Tenants' Rights Manual

Tenants' Rights Manual

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Over one and a half million people in New South Wales rent their homes. The Tenants Rights Manual - NSW informs tenants of their rights and how they can act on them. The Manual is the tenancy bible for tenants and people giving tenancy advice. It contains practical up-to-date material on a range of tenancy issues in a readable plain English format. With over 15 new sample letters the Manual gives tenants clear guidelines on approaching common issues such as bonds, repairs and ending the tenancy as well as concerns such as privacy and access. Handy tips and case studies are sprinkled throughout the Manual to assist tenants and tenancy advisors to understand tenancy rights and responsibilities. The Manual contains information on a number of key tenancy issues including: Starting a tenancy Rental bonds Rent Locks and security Repairs and maintenance Noise and nuisance Domestic violence Ending a tenancy Strata scheme tenants Share housing Department of Housing tenants and tenants in Community Housing Residential park tenants The Consumer, Trader and Tenancy TribunalThe Manual is a must for tenants and people who assist in tenancy matters. It was written in association with the Tenants' Union of New South Wales and produced with assistance from the Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales.Keep your Advice and bond number in a safe place with your tenancy agreement , condition report, rent receipts and other documents ... See the sample letter on p 227 if the landlord does not lodge a bond. ... It is an offence to ask a tenant to sign an incomplete bond form (Schedule 1 cl 16, Property, Stock and Business Agents Regulation 2003 (NSW)). ... Also, putting the name of a friend or family member on the agreement as a co-tenant when they have no intention of residing in theanbsp;...

Title:Tenants' Rights Manual
Author:Phillipa Bellemore
Publisher:Federation Press - 2006-11


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