Ending your agreement
- If you want to move out, you must give your lessor, agent or provider written notice – for more information see the You Want to Leave Tenancy Facts.
- If your lessor, agent or provider wants to end your agreement, they must give you written notice – see the Lessor Ends Your Tenancy Tenancy Facts.
- If you receive a Notice to Leave but fail to leave by the handover day, the lessor or agent cannot self-evict you but must apply to the Tribunal for an order to remove you from the premises (this does not apply in rooming accommodation).
- In certain circumstances, you or the lessor can apply directly to the Tribunal for an urgent order to terminate the tenancy.
- When you move out, you must leave the premises clean and in a similar condition to when you moved in.
- You are not responsible for fair wear and tear of the premises. The lessor or provider is responsible for this.
- When you move out, you can use a Refund of Rental Bond form to apply to the RTA for a refund of your bond money.
Information supplied courtesy of the Tenants Union of Queensland Inc
Further information and advice for Queensland tenants can be sourced from www.tuq.org.au