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Can you evict a tenant during Covid in NSW?

Can you evict a tenant during Covid in NSW?

During this time, COVID-19 impacted tenants who accrued arrears during the moratorium period (14 July 2021 – 11 November 2021) are exempt from provisions that would allow them to be evicted for those arrears unless: it is otherwise fair and reasonable in the circumstances for the tenant not to be exempt.

What are my rights as a tenant in Australia?

Premises that are fit to live in and in a good state of repair. Reasonable security including locks in working order and keys to all locks. Vacant possession at the start of the tenancy. Compensation for money spent on emergency repairs up to two weeks’ rent equivalent.

What is considered unfit for habitation?

The Director or Hearings Examiner may determine that a dwelling, building, structure, or premises is unfit for human habitation or other use if he finds that conditions exist which are dangerous or injurious to the health or safety of the occupants of such dwelling, building, structure, or premises, the occupants of …

What do you need to know to terminate a tenancy in NSW?

The notice must: be in writing be signed and dated by you or your agent be properly addressed to the tenant give the day on which the residential tenancy agreement is terminated and by which the tenant is required to vacate where appropriate, give the grounds/reason for the notice.

What are the rights and responsibilities of a tenant?

Your tenancy agreement is a legal document that sets out the legal rights and responsibilities between you and Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ). We all have to comply with the Residential Tenancies Act 2010. As the tenant, you are responsible for household members and any visitors to your home.

Where can I find the tenants rights manual?

The Tenants’ Rights Manual is produced by the Tenants’ Union of NSW especially for tenants and people who work with tenants – tenants’ advocates, community legal centre workers, and other community workers – on issues to do with renting. The Tenants’ Rights Manual is free online at Find Legal Answers.

How to contact NSW Fair Trading about tenancy?

We’re here to support you in your tenancy. Tenants NSW and NSW Fair Trading can also offer you independent advice and advocacy services if you need it. NSW Fair Trading , also offers an advisory service. You can contact Fair Trading by calling 13 32 20.