If you need legal advice about your lease, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment with PARSA`s lawyer. The ACT Law Handbook online provides an explanation of the laws in the ACT, including lease laws. It works as a short guide to the law: what it is, how it affects it about you, and how you can use it. It is written by academics, lawyers and judges to make the law more accessible to ACT residents. Finally, here is a general overview of rental information, forms and fact sheets. www.tenantsact.org.au/renting-advice/tenancy-factsheets/ second, the agreement contains the terms of the lease. This includes rent, maintenance and the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords. Written agreements guarantee the lease and provide security The contract has two purposes. First, it allows the landlord and tenant to list the details of the lease, such as the names of the parties, the duration of the contract, the amount of the rent and how the payments are to be made. It is customary for students to live in public housing to reduce their rents.
However, the Residential Tenancies Act of 1997 does not contain concrete information on common housing and disputes that may arise. The ACT Tenants Association and the Charitable and Law Centre have developed a legal guide to address some of the problems that may arise when living in a common home. Additional conditions may not stand in the way of the standard terms, nor may they be amended, or attempt to exclude any of the legal provisions of ACT law from its application to the contract. If you can`t pay arrears in a payment, contact the owner/agent to explain the situation. You may eventually make an agreement to pay the amount over time, for example, you could offer to pay an additional amount per week. It is very helpful that you can make a written offer and receive a written response. This is also useful if the offer is not accepted, as the letter can be used as proof that you have tried to resolve the problem when the owner takes action in ACAT. There are common problems and questions that we receive here when consulting for hire.
Please check our list to see if your problem is occurring and read the relevant fact sheets, as they can provide you with the information you need to solve the problem yourself.