The Tenants’ Union of Tasmania is a specialist Community Legal Centre for residential tenants. Our aim is to secure the rights of all tenants by providing free legal advice, representation and education, as well as advocating for the improvement of tenants’ rights.
Renting in Tasmania? We provide FREE
advice for public and private residential
Since December 2014 the Tenants’ Union published quarterly rent statistics compiled from bond lodgement data collected by the Rental Deposit Authority (RDA). The data is based on information that landlords and tenants provide when lodging a bond with the RDA. A summary of the of the past 3 years – from September 2016 to September […]
Median rents for Tasmania rose by 1.8% for the latest quarter and 9% for the least 12 months. The largest rises for the quarter were seen in the North West region, while the largest annual rises were seen in the Southern region. For detailed statistics on rents in regions and urban centres, as well as […]
Last week we appeared for a Senate Inquiry calling for the maximum rate of Commonwealth Rent Assistance be increased by a minimum of 30 per cent for all recipients with variation in increase above this minimum to take account of family or household type, as well as local housing market conditions and current rents. Find […]
The Tenants’ Union of Tasmania will hold its Annual General Meeting at 12.30pm on Thursday, 7th November 2019 at our offices in 166 Macquarie St, Hobart. The AGM is open to the public. Find our Annual Report for the financial year 2018/19 here.
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.