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
Two weeks ago we wrote to the Housing Minister asking that he abide by his commitment to “improve transparency in the rapidly changing sharing economy”. We asked that the Minister provide us with the data provided by Airbnb and other short-term accommodation providers . The data is due by the end of July and we […]
We have written to all members of the House of Assembly calling for an immediate moratorium on the short-term accommodation industry. We strongly believe that the Government now has more than enough evidence to warrant regulation. Find a copy of the letter here.
The March quarter edition of Tasmanian Rents shows that rents in Southern Tasmania rose by 5% in the last quarter, while Northern Tasmania rents fell by 0.1% and North West rents increased by 2.3%. We have also introduced new statistics that for Greater Hobart, Greater Launceston and the North West Coast which show similar trends. […]
AMENDED The latest (amended) issue of Tasmanian Rents is out now and shows continued rent increases across much of Southern Tasmania. Inner Launceston rents have started rising in this quarter but could be an temporary aberration. For this and more comprehensive data view the December 2017 Tasmanian Rents now.
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.