Entries by Tenants' Union ACT

When does a tenancy agreement (lease) start?

Under section 7 of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 a residential tenancy agreement starts on the earliest of the following days:

(a) the day stated in the agreement;

(b) the 1st day both parties have signed the agreement and received a copy signed by the other;

(c) the day […]

Can I be listed on a tenant database?

Tenancy Databases


Many real estate agents threaten to list tenants on a database but tenants are not often listed You can only be listed if: You breached your Residential Tenancy Agreement AND Because of the breach: you owed the landlord money that was more than the bond you paid OR a court or the […]