How do I contact a rental tribunal in NSW?
Tribunal Registries or the Tribunal's website (phone 1300 006 228 or see ncat.nsw.gov.au) via
What are my rights as a landlord in NSW?
As the property owner, the landlord has the right to enter the property for specific reasons including to inspect the property, for repairs, and for showings if the property is for sale. However, the landlord is under an obligation to respect the tenant's privacy and to give them quiet enjoyment of the property. via
How do you call Rbo?
If you have an online rental bond and are having trouble logging on, contact us on 1800 990 724 Mon – Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm. Are you an agent or landlord? Rental Bonds Online is a free service provided by NSW Fair Trading for the lodgement, management and release of NSW residential tenancy bonds. via
What is rental board bond?
More information. The Rental Bond Board is the independent custodian of rental bonds paid by tenants to landlords for residential tenancies. NSW Fair Trading's Rental Bonds branch administers the Board's day to day functions, providing rental bond lodgement, custody, refund and information services. via
Who is responsible for Mould in a rental property NSW?
NSW Fair Trading says who is responsible for fixing mould issues in a rental property depends on the cause of the problem. It's up to the landlord to provide a habitable premise, and the tenant is responsible for keeping premises reasonably clean. via
Can a tenant refuse an open house NSW?
The current tenant can choose to refuse the open house request, and they don't need to provide a reason. The tenant's written consent is required to take and publish marketing photos that show the tenant's possessions. During an open house, tenants can choose to remain in the rental property. via
What rights do I have as a renter?
As a renter, your rights include: Occupying the property without being unreasonably disturbed by the landlord, property manager, any staff, or other tenants. Ending the tenancy when your lease is up or by following certain legal procedures. Protection from unauthorized rent increases or evictions. via
How much can rent be increased in NSW?
New South Wales is the only state or territory with no limit on the frequency of rent increases during periodic agreements. The excessive rent increase provisions are little used: they represent just two per cent of applications to the Tribunal's tenancy division. via
Can I break my lease early NSW?
In NSW owners can invoke a fixed lease-breaking fee, but it can only be used if stated in the lease agreement, which can be added in as a clause to later lease renewals. To end your tenancy this way, you must: give the landlord/agent a written termination notice at least 14 days before you intend to vacate and/or. via
How much is rental bond in NSW?
By law, the maximum amount that a landlord may require for a Rental Bond is the equivalent to 4 weeks of rent. This must be the same rental amount that is stated on the residential tenancy agreement. In share accommodation it is common to charge 2 or 4 weeks rent and some landlords may choose to charge no Rental Bond. via
Who holds a rental bond?
Who holds the bond? All bonds must be lodged with the state/territory bond administrator: Australian Capital Territory – Office of Rental Bonds (lodgement within two weeks for landlords, four weeks for agents) New South Wales – Office of Fair Trading (lodgement within 10 working days) via
How long does it take to get a bond refund?
Once everyone signs the form, it should be emailed to [email protected] Bond refunds are usually processed within ten working days. Section 31 of the Act states that upon the termination of the tenancy, the rent should be apportioned accordingly and any overpayment of rent shall be paid to the tenant immediately. via
What if my landlord hasn't lodged my bond?
If the landlord does not do this they are committing an unlawful act and could be required to pay a penalty of $1000. They also must give you a receipt for the bond money. A landlord who does not meet their obligations to lodge the bond could be fined for being in breach of the Residential Tenancies Act. via
Can landlord claim more than bond NSW?
The landlord is entitled to make a claim against your bond and a further compensation claim at the same time. If they are making a claim for an amount which is less than or equal to the amount of your bond, they do not have to make a compensation claim,but must follow the bond claim procedures. via
Where does rental bond money go?
Where does the bond go? The landlord or agent should send your bond money to NSW Fair Trading. It is kept safe there until you move out. The landlord should not keep your bond money. via