Renters rights

In this section you can find out what kind of tenancy you have, read an overview of your renter rights and download a tenancy agreement template.

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Tenancy agreements

A tenancy agreement is a contract between you and your landlord. This page explains what a tenancy agreement should contain and you can also download a tenancy agreement template.

Non-tenant occupiers

A non-tenant occupier is someone who has an agreement to live in a property but not a legal tenancy. Find out about the rights of non-tenant occupiers.

Overview of rights and responsibilities

Whatever kind of tenancy you have, you and your landlord have certain rights and responsibilities. This page gives an overview of what these are.

Last updated: 9 November 2016

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