Click on the links below for information about the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 and how it applies to common tenancy issues affecting tenants and residents in Queensland.
Legislative Changes 1 October 2022 – a quick snapshot of the key changes to the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008.
Solving disputes – going to QCAT for a tenancy tribunal hearing
This information applies for tenants in general tenancies (renting a flat, unit or house), tenants in moveable tenancies (renting in a caravan park) and residents in rooming accommodation (renting a room only where you share common areas, such as a kitchen, or bathroom, with other residents)
If you rent a room in rooming accommodation you may also want to see Rooming Accommodation information for residents
If you rent in shared accommodation, or if violence affects your tenancy, see sharing information or visit the Tenants Queensland website Share house fact sheets :
Share Housing – Your Legal Status
COVID 19 and sharehousing – information and hints for sharehouses. You can access a copy of the fact sheet by clicking here (2/4/2020)
Terminating Co-tenancies When Not All Tenants Leave