Share Housing Survival Guide (NSW)
Redfern Legal Centre | Inner Sydney Tenants' Advice & Advocacy Service
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Looking for a place
Different types of housing
Establishing a share house
Moving into an already established share house
Common traps to watch out for
Problems being accepted for a tenancy
Setting up a share house
Getting help with money
Living in a share house
Day-to-day living arrangements
How to deal with non-violent conflict
How to deal with the landlord
The Legal situation
What is my legal position?
Tenants’ rights and responsibilities
Your tenancy status – pros and cons
Going to the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Getting an apprehended violence order
Scenario 1: You want to leave
Scenario 2: You want to stay and you have a final AVO
Scenario 3: You want to stay and you don’t have a final AVO
Scenario 1: Your landlord terminates the agreement and…
Scenario 2: You want to leave and..
Scenario 3: A housemate moves out leaving you to pay all the rent and..
Scenario 4: You want your housemate to leave and…
Scenario 5: Your housemates are trying to kick you out and…
Looking for a new housemate
Tips for finding a new housemate
I’ve found a new housemate!
Share housing – the future
Tenants’ advice services
Sydney tenants advice and advocacy service
Regional tenants advice and advocacy service
Aboriginal tenants’ advice services
Legal advice – general
Legal advice – specific
University accommodation services
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