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New Renters Kit

Renting can be tricky to navigate, especially if you are new to renting in New South Wales or haven’t rented for a while. The Tenants’ Union of NSW has made this kit to help renters put the…
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Speak up now to improve rental laws

Renters, have your say!

The NSW Government has now opened a consultation on Improving NSW renting laws. Now’s your chance to have your say on the changes needed to make renting fair!
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Buyer Beware: home ownership in land lease communities

When someone is buying into a residential land lease community (RLLC) the home purchased is either from the current home owner (vendor/ seller) or from the operator of the community selling a…
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New sample letters

We have published 7 new sample letters for residents of land lease communities, covering some of the most common scenarios faced by residents.
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Selling your home

Sample letter to notify the operator of your intention to sell your home.
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Outasite – land lease community magazine

The Tenants' Union has just published Outasite – our annual printed publication for land lease communities! It has been delivered to mailboxes in communities all over NSW. This issue…
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Retirement upheaval update

In the long-running Hacienda saga, home owners have achieved a very significant outcome in the face of misconduct by a rogue operator.
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Responses to Homelessness, January 2021

Check out our submission to the NSW Audit Office's Audit of the NSW Government's responses to homelessness. Everyone deserves a safe, secure, affordable home, and the NSW Government is…
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Report on the situation for NSW renters during COVID-19 demonstrates struggle ongoing, potentially getting worse

Tenants' Union of NSW Report released today demonstrates the struggle many NSW renters continue to face as a result of COVID-19. The report 'Supporting Renters During the Pandemic…
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Tenants' Union of NSW Submission

Submission: Residential Tenancies Regulation 2019

The Tenants' Union made this submission to the Residential Tenancies Regulation 2019 Consultation. For this submission, the Tenants' Union consulted heavily with the advocates of the…
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Home Sales: Rights, responsibilities and rules

When the Residential (Land Lease) Communities Act 2013 commenced on 1 November 2015 all terms of existing site agreements that prohibited or placed restrictions on the sale of homes on site…
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Perseverance pays off

When Robyn Meyers decided to sell her home, she did not expect to have to make multiple Tribunal applications to do so. Her home was located in a residential community in Byron Bay. Property…
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