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Industry Update October 2021

October 21, 2021 

Good afternoon,

The RTA have updated the forms listed below to reflect the commencement of the Domestic and Family Violence laws that were in the Covid emergency tenancy regulations, and have now merged into the RTRA Act. As the industry would be aware, the RTRA Act new and amended laws passed in Parliament in 14th October.

As per our email to Real Estate Excellence members this morning via the Latest Member Update, there were two attachments to the email. One for your lessors to use as you wish, and the other is for members only. The Update has an extensive plain English overview of the changes, and what commenced 20th October 2021, and what is law that has passed and  NOT YET commenced. They can found at Member login (realestateexcellence.com.au) in the Latest Member update folder. Listen to a short podcast here.

Start dates of tenancy law changes Queensland. A new Property Management Excellence PME - Stacey Holt podcast.  Listen here.

Upcoming training events          Training/Events (realestateexcellence.com.au)

Thank a Property Manager Day Friday 26th November 2021 - Thank a Property Manager Day (realestateexcellence.com.au)

Updated RTA Forms

RTA FORMS (GENERAL TENANCIES AND ROOMING ACCOMMODATION)

WHAT'S CHANGED?

Refund of rental bond (Form 4)

Updated to educate on availability of new Form 4a 

Bond refund for persons experiencing domestic and family violence (Form 4a)

New form developed for all interested parties to use when requesting a rental bond refund due to a tenancy/residency interest ending on grounds of experiencing domestic and family violence 

Notice to leave (Form 12)

Updated and removed educational reference to expired COVID-19 changes for minimum notice periods

Notice to leave (Form R12)

Updated and removed educational reference to expired COVID-19 changes for minimum notice period

Notice of intention to leave (Form 13)

Updated to educate on availability of new Form 20 and removed reference to repealed COVID-19 changes for domestic and family violence 

Notice of intention to leave (Form R13)

Updated to educate on availability of new Form R20 and removed reference to repealed COVID-19 changes for domestic and family violence

Dispute resolution request (Form 16)

Updated to reference new Form 20, R20 in item 10 

Pocket guide for tenants - houses and units (Form 17a)

Updated to educate on availability of new Form 20 and new domestic and family violence provisions 

Pocket guide for tenants - caravan parks (Form 17b)

Updated to educate on availability of new Form 20 and new domestic and family violence provisions

Notice ending tenancy interest (domestic and family violence) (Form 20)

New approved form developed as required under the Housing Legislation Amendment Bill

Notice ending residency interest (domestic and family violence) (Form R20)

New approved form developed as required under the Housing Legislation Amendment Bill

Domestic and family violence report

Updated form to reflect new requirements under the Housing Legislation Amendment Bill and removed references to domestic and family violence provisions repealed from COVID-19 regulations

Continuing interest notice 

New notice developed to support managing parties with meeting their responsibility to inform all remaining tenants/residents for the same residential tenancy or rooming accommodation agreement no earlier than 7 days and no later than 14 days after a vacating tenant/resident’s interest in the agreement ends on the grounds of domestic and family violence 

Domestic and family violence notice ending tenancy   

Removed from use due to domestic and family violence provisions repealed from COVID-19 regulations 

Domestic and family violence notice ending residency 

Removed from use due to domestic and family violence provisions repealed from COVID-19 regulations 


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