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14

January

2016

Some facts from the RTA

 

Your rights are protected under the "Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accomodation Act 2008"

Tenants and property managers/owners both have rights and responsibilities during a tenancy agreement. Understanding what the general renting rules are will avoid problems.

General renting rules for tenants are as follows:

  • Pay rent on time
  • Keep the place clean, tidy and undamaged
  • Keep to the terms of your tenancy agreement
  • Respect your neighbours’ right to peace and quiet

General renting rules for property managers/owners are as follows:

  • Respect tenants’ privacy and comply with entry requirements
  • Carry out repairs and maintenance
  • Meet all health and safety laws
  • Lodge bond with the RTA
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