About our work

The Tenants' Union of NSW is the main resourcing body for Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Services (TAASs) and a community legal centre specialising in NSW residential tenancies law.

We are an independent, secular not-for-profit membership-based co-operative under the Co-operatives (Adoption of National Law) Act 2012 (NSW). You can read our rules of incorporation here.

The Tenants' Union is accredited by the National Association of Community Legal Centres and is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission.

ACNC registered charity logoNACLC logoThe Tenants' Union works to promote the interests of Aboriginal tenants; boarders, lodgers and other marginal tenants; private rental tenants; public and community housing tenants; and land lease community (residential parks) residents.


A society in which people in NSW can access safe, secure and affordable rental housing.


We aim to make a positive difference to the lives of residential tenants in NSW, and particularly tenants who are economically and socially disadvantaged.

Strategic Plan

Our Strategic Plan, developed through consultation with the Board, staff, and volunteers of Tenants' Union and significant stakeholders, is our commitment to continue making a positive difference to the lives of residential tenants in NSW.  

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