You think a Rent Increase is Excessive
- negotiate with the landlord/agent to lower or withdraw the increase
- apply to the Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal (CTTT) for an order that the new rent is excessive. You must apply within 30 days of receiving a rent-increase notice.
- Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal, phone 1300 135 399, www.cttt.nsw.gov.au
- Housing Appeals Committee: phone 02 9715 7955, free call 1800 629 794. www.hac.nsw.gov.au
Information supplied courtesy of the Tenants Union of NSW
Further information and advice for NSW tenants can be sourced from www.tenants.org.au