Residential tenancy changes due to COVID-19

Changes to tenancy laws made by the NSW Government as a result of COVID-19 are entering into a transition period. 

The temporary tenancy moratorium period which was introduced to restrict when landlords could evict tenants rental arrears as a result of COVID-19 ended on 26 March 2021. 

A six month transitional period means COVID-19 impacted tenants who accrued rent arrears between 15 April 2020 and 26 March 2021 (the moratorium period) will only be able to be evicted for those accrued rent arrears if certain criteria are met. The transitional measures end on 26 September 2021.

For detailed information about the changes and how they affect you visit the NSW Fair Trading website or call 13 32 20. 

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