Wednesday Mar 23, 2022
Renting Matters: Extra - Tenants rights and obligations following a disaster (March 2022)
This is an extra episode in our series called “Renting Matters” to give advice and information to tenants who have experienced a disaster. This series is a joint project between the Tenants’ Union of New South Wales (“TU”) and Legal Aid NSW.
In this episode, “Tenants rights and obligations after a disaster”, Bridget from the Community Legal Education Branch speaks to Brendan Ross, Coordinator of the Northern Rivers Tenants Advice & Advocacy Service and to Grant Arbuthnot, Principal Solicitor of the Tenants’ Union of NSW.
Use the links below to find out more information about what we talked about in this episode.
Legal Aid NSW has a specialist Disaster Response Legal Service https://disasterhelp.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/
You can call for help on 1800 801 529 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Disaster Recovery Centres:
Tenants’ Union of New South Wales tenants.org.au –
You can also enter your or your client’s postcode at the bottom of the pages of the Tenants’ Union website to find your closest local tenancy service.
On the Tenants’ Union website are these fact sheets and resources for tenants:
Fact sheets for people living in Residential Land Lease Communities on the Tenants’ Union website:
Look for the green tile Land Lease Communities Noticeboard.
For tenants in RLLC:
About the Local Govt Act & Regulations
There is a Disaster Recovery Centre being established for people living in residential land lease communities on on the site of the old Cudgen Leagues Club.
Music: Fata Morgana by Yemanjo
Editing by Yasmine Lewis from Legal Aid NSW
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