COVID-19 support package for tenants and landlords
Temporary measures have been announced to support both tenants and landlords.
- Tenants who can’t pay their rent in full because they are impacted by the recent COVID-19 outbreak can't be evicted between now and 11 September 2021.
- Up to $1500 per tenancy will be available for landlords who agree to reduce rent for COVID-19 impacted tenants.
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Information about requesting a rent reduction, deferral or waiver.
If you or the landlord want to end a lease, the amount of notice required will depend on the type of lease and the reason for ending it.
You cannot be evicted without a 'termination order' from the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT), and only the Sheriff can physically remove you.
Find out what you can do if you've been listed on a tenancy database.
Information about rent assistance, help with the cost of a bond, rebates on your utility bills and other temporary financial support.
Information about financial counselling, legal and tenancy services and mental health support.