Boarding house tenancy agreements

Heading: inserted, on 1 October 2010, by section 49 of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 95).

66C Content of boarding house tenancy agreements

(1)

A boarding house tenancy agreement must comply with the requirements in section 13A and must, in addition, contain the following:

(a)

a statement of whether the tenancy is intended to last for 28 days or more:

(b)

1 or more telephone numbers at which the landlord may be contacted by the tenant at any reasonable time:

(c)

the room number of the boarding room to which the tenancy agreement relates:

(d)

a statement as to whether the boarding room that the tenant is renting is shared by other tenants and, if so, the maximum number of other tenants who may occupy the room:

(e)

a statement of whether the tenancy is a joint tenancy and, if so, the names of the other people who will occupy the boarding room under the tenancy agreement:

(f)

a statement of the services (if any) to be provided by the landlord:

(g)

if the premises are managed by a person other than the landlord, the name and contact address (which must include a telephone number) of that person:

(h)

a description of the fire evacuation procedures that apply to the premises.

(2)

A boarding house tenancy agreement may, in addition, provide for the tenant to supply, for the purposes of sections 62 to 62B and 66X, the name and contact details of a contact person.

Compare: Residential Tenancies Act 1997 s 125 (Vic)

Section 66C: inserted, on 1 October 2010, by section 49 of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 95).