In NSW, this standard residential tenancy agreement form should be used for agreements between: As part of the amendments to the Housing Tenancy Act from 23 March, the mandatory fee will apply to all new fixed-term contracts of 3 years or less if a tenant terminates the contract prematurely. The fees set depend on the remaining part of the agreement. The break fee is: The landlord/agent cannot require you to pay them a deposit before signing a lease. We also strongly recommend that you read the home rental guide that Fair Trading NSW has on its website – www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/ftw/Tenants_and_home_owners/Renting_a_home.page By law, the operator of a land rental community must ensure that a written location agreement is in place at the beginning of the agreement. At the same time, a status report must be completed by the parties. The site condition report contains details about the condition of the location that the landlord will rent. In NSW, however, the landlord is required to enter into a written agreement and make it available to the tenant. Tenants who must escape domestic violence can terminate their tenancy relationship immediately and without penalty. Tenants can also terminate their tenancy relationship immediately and without penalty if their dependent child is subject to domestic violence. Once the owner/agent has deposited the loan, Fair Trading will send you a deposit message and a rental obligation number. Keep them in a safe place with your lease.
The operator must make a disclosure statement before entering into an agreement. (Link in `Approved Forms` above) 1. Meet them and sign a lease form available here: www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/369985/Residential_tenancy_agreement_30_October_2016.pdf (at that time, also make available to them a checklist for new tenants available here: www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/Factsheet_print/Tenants_and_home_owners/Renting_a_home/FTR72_New_tenant_checklist.pdf 2. Fill out within 7 days after the start of the lease, make a status report, keep a copy for yourself and make two copies available to the tenant. Whenever possible, it may be helpful to conclude this with the tenant in order to minimize disagreements about what is noted. This form is available here www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/369946/Tenancy-condition-report.pdf 3. Ask the tenant for a deposit of 4 weeks` rent. If you get it, be sure to present a receipt to the tenant and sign a Bond Lodgement form available from any NSW (formerly RTA`s) service center or fair trading office or by phone at 13 32 20. It`s important.
You should afford the opportunity to use Rental Bonds Online, Fair Trading`s secure online service, to manage and repay the loan money easily and directly with Fair Trade.. . . .