When Can The Landlord Enter My Home?

The landlord’s rights to enter your home (including both the inside and outside of the premises) are set out in the standard terms.

They (clauses 75 to 82) provide for access: to inspect the property; to carry out repairs; to show the property to prospective tenants or purchasers; for health and safety reasons.

A landlord, or agent, shall not have access to the premises:

  • a) On Sundays;
  • b) On public holidays; or
  • c) Before 8am and after 6pm.

other than for carrying out urgent repairs, for health and safety reasons, or with the consent of the tenant cl 75).
If requested, the landlord or their agent must provide identification to the tenant (cl 76).