Landlord Responsibilities

A LANDLORDS BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Providing the property in a clean and reasonable state at the start of the tenancy
  • Maintaining the property to a reasonable standard and organising repairs
  • Allowing the tenant reasonable peace, comfort and privacy in the property for the duration of the tenancy
  • Paying council rates and taxes
  • Providing and maintaining locks to ensure the property is reasonably secure

Landlords who adhere to their responsibilities often attract excellent long term tenants.