Renting a place to live

Find out how to start or end a tenancy, how to get repairs done or get your bond back, and what to do if things go wrong.

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Starting a residential tenancy

What you need to know about finding a rental property, signing a lease, moving in, and completing your condition report.

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During a residential tenancy

What you need to know about living in a rental property, including paying rent and what to do if things go wrong.

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Ending a residential tenancy

What you need to know about ending a tenancy, including filling in the condition report, cleaning and repairs, and getting your bond back.


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Financial support and emergency housing for tenants

What can be done if you are experiencing hardship with continuing a rental or keeping up with rent.

Tools and forms for renters


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Residential rental bonds

Tenants can manage or claim their bonds using Rental Bonds Online. Log in to sign up or get your rental bond back.


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End of tenancy survey

Learn more about the ongoing end of tenancy survey by NSW Fair Trading which collects data when a bond claim is finalised about how and why tenancies end.


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Download forms and sample documents

Find essential documents, downloadable forms and other information for tenants.

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