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Rental bond data 

Fair Trading provides a rental bond lodgement, custody and refund service on behalf of the Rental Bond Board. The Rental Bond Board is an independent and impartial custodian of rental bonds paid by tenants for residential tenancies in NSW.

Commencing from 2017, Fair Trading provides data for recent rental bond lodgements and refunds as well as data on the total rental bond holdings.

The data published by Fair Trading includes data provided by the agent or landlord at the time of lodgement. A legend is included in each file describing the content.

Rental Bond Lodgements

Data on rental bonds lodged is provided by postcode and may indicate recent rent values. The data includes dwelling type, weekly rent amount and number of bedrooms. This data is provided by the agent or landlord at the beginning of a tenancy. 

Lodgement data is provided each month and annual data is also available for the previous calendar year.

Rental bond lodgement data in Excel format – January 2017 (size: 605kb)

Rental bond lodgement data in Excel format – February 2017 (size: 820kb)

Rental bond lodgement data in Excel format – March 2017 (size: 829kb)

Rental bond lodgement data in Excel format – April 2017 (size: 709kb)

Rental bond lodgement data in Excel format – May 2017 (size: 843kb)

Rental bond lodgement data in Excel format – June 2017 (size: 810kb)

Rental bond lodgement data in Excel format - July 2017 (size: 756kb)

Rental bond lodgement data in Excel format - August 2017 (size: 879kB)

Rental bond lodgement data in Excel format - September 2017 (size: 815kb)

Rental bond lodgement data in Excel format - October 2017 (size: 794kb)

Rental bond lodgement data in Excel format – year 2016 (size: 8mb)

The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) publish a quarterly Rent and Sales Report based on quarterly lodgement data. The FACS report provides value-added analysis of the rental market, including median rents for postcodes and local government areas. Download a copy of this report from the Housing NSW website.

Rental Bond Refunds

Data on rental bond refunds is provided by postcode and may indicate the length of tenancy and the proportion of the bond typically refunded to the agent/landlord and tenant.

Refund data is provided quarterly and annual data is also available for the previous calendar year.

Rental bond refund data in Excel format – first quarter 2017 (size: 3.03mb)

Rental bond refund data in Excel format – second quarter 2017 (size: 2.8mb)

Rental bond refund data in Excel format - third quarter 2017 (size: 2.93mb)

Rental bond refund data in Excel format – year 2016 (size: 11mb)

Rental Bond Holdings

The number of residential rental bonds held is provided by postcode.

Rental bonds held data in Excel format – as at July 2017 (size: 20kb)

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