Resources on tenancy and housing and domestic and family violence.

Websites and Videos

Mortgage Stress Handbook (Toolkit)
Legal Aid NSW and the Financial Rights Legal Centre, 4th Ed, 2019  – This handbook explains the options available to a person experiencing problems paying their home mortgage. It has sample documents and a list of useful contacts.

Housing Assistances and Tenants Rights Factsheets (Website)
Family and Community Services NSW, 2019
Overviews of tenants’ rights and obligations under NSW law with guidance on how to deal with common tenancy issues.

Tenant’s Rights Manual: A Practical Guide to Renting in NSW, 4th Ed (Toolkit)
Tenants’ Union of NSW, 2016 – This manual has been developed to assist tenants and people who work with tenants such as advocates, community legal centre workers, and other community workers. 

 

Print Resources (Pamphlets, brochures, PDF, Leaflets)

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Appealing Housing NSW decisions (Factsheet)

Women's Legal Service NSW, 2016

This factsheet accompanies the past webinar on this topic. The recording of this webinar can be viewed on the Past Webinars page. It provides information about Housing NSW decisions, including what is the law covering Housing NSW, how to appeal a Housing NSW decision and where to go for help. 

Women's Legal Service NSW, 2014

This factsheet accompanies the Ask LOIS past webinar on Domestic Violence and Renting (Advanced). The webinar can be watched on the Past Webinars page.

Women's Legal Service NSW, 2016

This factsheet accompanies the Ask LOIS webinar on Domestic Violence and Renting Reforms.The webinar can be watched on the Past Webinars page. It covers new domestic violence provisions introduced as part of the recent amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 2010. 

 

Redfern Legal Centre, 2011

This kit provides a general outline of the various laws that cover boarders and lodgers in NSW. It explains different ways to resolve legal problems.

Staying Home Leaving Violence & WLS NSW, 2015

This factsheet summarises the Ask LOIS webinar on this women's rights to stay in the home after violence. The webinar can be viewed on the Past Webinars page. It covers who are 'Staying Home Leaving Violence', what the relevant law says and orders to make a violent perpetrator leave.

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