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
On Friday, twelve community organisations, including the Tenants’ Union wrote to Premier Jeremy Rockliff calling on him to ease cost of living pressures by maximising the use of existing residential premises. Find the letter below:
What is an empty homes levy? Countries and cities around the world including Vancouver, France, Ireland, Scotland and Melbourne encourage investors to make their residential properties available to long-term tenants by imposing an empty homes levy. The levy is charged if the investor chooses to keep the property empty without a good reason. How much is […]
The latest Tasmanian Rents data has been released. It shows increases in most parts of the island both, in relation to the last quarter as well as the last year. Long term data shows that rent prices continue to rise much faster than they used to prior to approximately 2016/17. Traditionally, rent increases are most […]
Our offices will be closed from Thursday, 22.12.2022 COB to Tuesday, 3.1.2023. The advice line will be open until midday Thursday, 22.12.2021 and will re-open at 9:30 am on 3.1.2022. Our drop-ins will resume on Tuesday, 10.1.2023. However, appointments can be made for 3.1.-9.1.2023. We wish everyone happy holidays!
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.