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
Housing Tasmania has appealed the decision of Parsons v Director of Housing  TASSC 82 which was handed down in early December 2018. The importance of the Parsons decision was the Supreme Court’s finding that, in effect, all public housing tenants have to be provided with the reasons for their eviction as well as being provided with an opportunity […]
The housing market is complex and a number of factors have contributed to Hobart’s vacancy rate having decreased dramatically over the past few years. As a result, the city recently toppled Sydney as the least affordable capital city in Australia relative to income. Yet, there is now more than enough evidence to demonstrate that Airbnb has had a detrimental impact resulting in a significant loss of housing stock in Tasmania. A ban of Airbnb entire properties in Greater Hobart would almost […]
The September edition of Tasmanian Rents shows that rents rose in all regions and all urban centres in the last quarter, and this contributed to a statewide rise in rents of 8.9% for the past 12 months. For comprehensive information on quarterly and annual rents across Tasmania, download our free publication, Tasmania Rents.
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.