Online Consultation

Review of NSW tenancy laws

Family with rental home

What are we doing?

NSW Fair Trading seeks public feedback in a review of the NSW Residential Tenancies Act 2010. A Discussion Paper has been released to guide feedback on the laws and covers topics such as:

  • starting a tenancy
  • rental bonds
  • rent and other charges
  • rights and obligations of landlords and tenants
  • terminating a lease
  • disputes.

This review will look at whether the current laws are working effectively and how to improve them. It will also consider if updates to the laws are needed in light of a changing rental market. Please read the discussion paper on the review before providing feedback. 

Have your say

Submit your feedback by 29 January 2016 via email policy@finance.nsw.gov.au, online submission form or post to:

Statutory Review of Residential Tenancies Act 2010
Policy and Legislation
NSW Fair Trading
PO Box 972 
Parramatta NSW 2124

Online Consultation

Date: Oct. 29, 2015 - Jan. 29, 2016

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