Northern Sydney Area Tenants' Service (NSATS)

 

CONTACT

Phone

(02) 9559 2899

Hours:

Mon:

9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm

Tue:

9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm

Wed:

2pm - 5pm

Thu:

9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm

Fri:

9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm

Note:

You can also contact us via the webform at mlc.org.au

ABOUT

COVID-19 service update: Tenant Advocates are working remotely to keep our advice service operating.

NSATS provides free telephone advice to renters on their rights and responsibilities. We can help you with issues such as: lockouts and evictions, terminations, residential tenancy agreements, repairs, rent increases, locks and security, right to privacy, bond disputes, and going to the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal. NSATS also provides legal education sessions and lobbies for law reform to help renters. We do not give advice to landlords. Our service is available to renters in the Northern Sydney area.

NSATS is a service of Marrickville Legal Centre.

We encourage you to contact us via our webform at mlc.org.au.

NEWS

Renters' Guide to COVID-19

Covid19 graphic
The Tenants' Union of NSW is regularly updating our Renters' Guide to COVID-19. The Guide covers common questions about renting in NSW during the Coronavirus COVID-19 crisis.
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Advice and advocacy for renters in every community

Tenant Advocates at the Network Meeting
Tenant Advocates are hard at work all across NSW – making sure tenants know their rights, so we can keep on building good homes and communities. Here are some of the recent examples of the work of our Network, from stalls in the community, to our Network Conference, to winning compensation for tenants, to resisting unfair evications, and helping tenants who are facing mutiple disadvantage.
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Tenant Advocates come together for Network Meeting

Tenant Advocates at the Network Meeting
Tenant Advocates from across New South Wales recently came together for another successful Network Meeting organised by the Tenants' Union. There were sessions on the new domestic violence tenancy laws, the 'pay to stay' principle in relation to rent arrears, electricity in land lease communities, the NDIS, social housing transfers, and much more.
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Tenant Advocates working together to support renters

Tenant Advocates at the TAAS Network Meeting
Last week, Tenant Advocates came together for the Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Services (TAAS) Network meeting. Around 60 Advocates participated in the meeting over two days, representing almost all TAASs from across New South Wales.
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Make Renting Fair gains momentum

Make Renting Fair campaigners and supporters in Redfern
Redfern tenants and community show their support for Make Renting Fair
In NSW current tenancy legislation allows landlords in the private market to end a tenancy without having to give a reason. This means renters are often scared to enforce their rights because they know they can get kicked out for things like asking for repairs or challenging an excessive rent increase. Make Renting Fair is a community campaign calling for law reform to end these unfair evictions. Support for the Make Renting Fair campaign continues to grow.
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