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Housing - The Law Handbook, Chapter 29

Housing - The Law Handbook, Chapter 29

The Law Handbook is a practical guide to understanding the law in NSW and the new 13th edition is just out. It is available online, free and in full text from the Find Legal Answers website. Print copies are available for loan - ask at your local NSW public library.

Chapter 29 of the Handbook is on Housing and covers:

  • renting and tenancy agreements
  • rights of landlord and tenant
  • bonds
  • ending a tenancy
  • NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • shared houses
  • boarding houses
  • residential parks
  • social housing
  • becoming a public housing tenant
  • Housing NSW service
  • complaints and appeals
  • buying a home
  • entering into a contract
  • exchange and settlement.

You can also see the Tenant’s Rights Manual for more information on renting and tenancy.