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RENT RELIEF FOR TENANTS - THE NEW REGULATIONS FOR QLD DURING COVID-19

RENT RELIEF DURING COVID-19 - THE NEW REGULATIONS

On 28 May 2020 the Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020 (Regulations)  came into force which was made under the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 (Act). These regulations now provide relief to ...

Posted By despina-priala
14th June 2020
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 35

Can Landlords Increase Rent?

Despina Priala explains what options a landlord has when they want to increase the rent. Question: I am the owner of a two-bedroom unit in Queensland. I have had the same tenants (a couple of students) for two years. Recently, I decided to increase the rent and they have objected ...

Posted By Despina Priala
1st April 2015
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1587

Can landlords be taken to court if forgetful?

Despina Priala reveals whether or not forgetful landlords should be worried about going to court. This article explores the possibility of when a landlord can be taken to court by their tenant for lack of maintaining and repairing a property. Question: I recently became a ...

Posted By Despina Priala
1st March 2015
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 1543

Tenancy Agreements - Who is Responsible for Damage

In Queensland, the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (the Act) governs the relationship between lessor and tenant. Similar legislation would exist in other states. The question that arises in the above scenario given is a common one and it is important ...

Posted By Despina Priala
30th May 2012
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 1274
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