Find out about rental agreements, costs and what your rights and responsibilities are as a renter.
Find out about rental costs
- Affordable rentals: key workers
About affordable rentals for key workers, including who is eligible and how to apply.
- Help with set up costs for a private rental
Who can apply for an interest free loan to help pay for bond and first rent payments in a private rental.
- Paying rent and other costs
Information about paying rent and other costs when you rent a property.
- Rent bidding
Information about rent bidding, what the law says and misleading and deceptive conduct.
- Security deposits/bonds
Paying your security deposit in a rental property, including information on holding your money in a trust account.
- Your tenancy and water charges
Information about when a landlord can charge a tenant for water.
- Abandoned goods
What happens when a tenant leaves goods behind in a rental property.
- Breaking a lease early
What happens when you need to break a lease early, including what the landlord must do.
- When you are owed bond money
What happens to your bond money after you move out of a rented property, including how to find lost bond money.
Renters: your rights and responsibilities
- Common tenancy disputes
How to resolve common tenancy disputes, including how to protect yourself in a dispute.
- Condition report at the start of a tenancy
Information on signing a condition report at the start of a tenancy, including what to do if you make changes to the report.
- Notices for tenants to landlords
Templates of notices from tenants to landlords.
- RentNT app
Keep records of receipts, documents to do with your rental lease and store important dates and meetings associated with your rental lease in the NT.
Types of rentals and agreements
- Boarders, lodgers and tenants
Rights and responsibilities of boarders, lodgers and tenants explained.
- Renting in a caravan park
Living in a caravan park, paying rent, repairs and your responsibilities as a caravan park resident.
- Share houses
Information on share houses, including being a cotenant, subtenant and laws about subletting.
- Types of rental agreements
Information on the types of rental agreements you can sign as a tenancy, including fixed term and periodic.
What to do if your home needs repairs
- Repairs and maintenance on rented properties
Information on repairs to a rented property, including giving notice and emergency repairs.