Hunter Tenants' Advice and Advocacy Service (HTAAS)

 

CONTACT

Phone

(02) 4969 7666

1800 654 504

Advice Hours:

Mon:

9am - 1pm

Tue:

9am - 1pm

Wed:

9am - 1pm

Thu:

9am - 1pm

Fri:

9am - 1pm

Website:

No website

ABOUT

Hunter Tenants' Advice and Advocacy Service (HTAAS) provides free tenancy advice and advocacy services to tenants. If you call outside of advice line hours, please leave a message and we will return your call.

Our services are available to renters from the Greater Hunter Region.

HTAAS is a program of Hunter Region Neighbourhood Centre Forum.

NEWS

Make Renting Fair gains momentum

Make Renting Fair campaigners and supporters in Redfern
Redfern tenants and community show their support for Make Renting Fair
In NSW current tenancy legislation allows landlords in the private market to end a tenancy without having to give a reason. This means renters are often scared to enforce their rights because they know they can get kicked out for things like asking for repairs or challenging an excessive rent increase. Make Renting Fair is a community campaign calling for law reform to end these unfair evictions. Support for the Make Renting Fair campaign continues to grow.
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Make Renting Fair – community support growing

Make Renting Fair
Make Renting Fair is a new community campaign to end unfair evictions. Bringing together a strong coalition of local community organisations, unions, and faith based organisations, the Tenants Union of NSW and Tenants Advice and Advocacy Services are calling on the NSW State Government to make renting fair, and ensure renters in New South Wales are protected against unfair evictions.
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Hunter TAAS Residential Communities Project

Residential park wlk
New Legislation for residential parks will impact many residents
Hunter Tenant’s Advice & Advocacy Service, along with a number of other tenancy services received a one off grant from NSW Fair Trading to employ a part time project worker to assist with the implementation of the new Residential Land Lease Communities Act 2013. Hunter has a significant number of residential communities in its area and that number is set to increase. Large communities are currently being built in Newcastle and Cessnock and Maitland and Port Stephens councils have approved, or are considering development applications for even more residential communities.
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