The Tenants’ Union of Tasmania Inc. is a not for profit community organisation offering free services including tenancy advice, advocacy and referrals. Our aim is to secure the rights of all tenants for the purpose of relieving housing related poverty, destitution, misfortune and distress.
Renting in Tasmania? We provide FREE
advice for public and private residential
Tasmanian rents fell in all regions in the June quarter according to data collected from the Rental Deposit Authority. The 1.9% fall in Tasmanian rent in June is consistent with previous years where the statistics show rents fall in June following rises in March. The largest fall in regional rent occurred in the North (down […]
Yesterday, we co-signed a letter with TasCOSS and Shelter Tasmania calling for standard application forms and lease agreements. We believe that Real Estate Agencies and private landlords should not be able to require credit and criminal history checks during the application process and we have called for consultation on the questions that should and […]
Update: After Bill’s story featured in the local ABC news in late February, the wasp nest on his property was removed. However, Housing Tasmania did not change its policy, which still states that pest and vermin are a tenant responsibility. We have send the following letter to Housing Tasmania on 3 May 2017. Original […]
We offer telephone advice statewide and face-to-face advice in three locations, Hobart, Launceston and Devonport.
Our solicitors and tenancy workers can advise you on how to present your case if you need to go to Court, and in certain circumstances can represent you in Court with your tenancy matter.
Tenancy Education & Training
We teach about residential tenancy in Tasmania. Any interested group. Introduction to Advanced. Face-to-face and soon online.
We sell leases that comply with Tasmanian residential tenancy law. They can be purchased in Hobart, Launceston and Devonport.