Your Rights under the Act

    • To be given a copy of the residential tenancy agreement, a condition report completed by the landlord/agent and the NSW Fair Trading New tenant checklist
    • To have premises rented to you in a reasonable state of cleanliness and fit to live in
    • To be given rent receipts (unless you pay rent into a nominated bank account)
    • To be offered at least one means of paying the rent for which you do not incur a cost
    • To be given 60 days written notice of a rent increase
    • To have quiet enjoyment and use of the premises – the landlord/agent must not interfere with your possession of the premises
    • To have reasonable peace, comfort and privacy
    • To have reasonable locks and security
    • To have reasonable repairs and maintenance done
    • To be repaid for any urgent repairs that you have paid for – up to $1000
    • To apply to the CTTT for orders if the landlord has broken the tenancy agreement
    • To be given written notice of the landlord wanting to end the tenancy agreement
    • To be notified of the change of name and address of the landlord or their agent
    • To refuse the landlord access except in certain circumstances and with proper notice
    • Not to be unlawfully evicted.