Renting a home

A tenant's guide to rights and responsibilities

Renting a home: a tenant's guide to rights and responsibilities is a video resource produced by NSW Fair Trading to help promote awareness of tenant's rights and responsibilities to new migrants, including emerging communities. It is available in 17 languages, including English. The videos and their scripts can be accessed from the sections below.

Arabic

View the videos in Arabic on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 102kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 115kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 110kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 112kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 132kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 134kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 122kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 130kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 135kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 135kb)

Assyrian

View the videos in Assyrian on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 114kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 122kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF, 123.99 KB)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 128kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 137kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 138kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 127kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 135kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 132kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 135kb)

Burmese

View the videos in Burmese on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 105kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 108kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 114kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 122kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 161kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 160kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 125kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 163kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 148kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 167kb)

Cantonese

View the videos in Cantonese on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 169kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 182kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 186kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 191kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 228kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 338kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 259kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 278kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 275kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 277kb)

Dari

View the videos in Dari on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 106kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 118kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 114kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 119kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 133kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 127kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 118kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 127kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 131kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 130kb)

Dinka

View the videos in Dinka on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 100kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 114kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 105kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 114kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 130kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 127kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 115kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 125kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 129kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 141kb)

English

View the videos in English on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 76kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 91kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 79kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 79kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 237kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 198kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 190kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 193kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 94kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 196kb)

Farsi

View the videos in Farsi on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF, 109.23 KB)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 121kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 119kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 119kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 134kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 141kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 126kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 126kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 143kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 143kb)

Hazaragi

View the videos in Hazaragi on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 102kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 119kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 112kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 118kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 129kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 126kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 116kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 124kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 132kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 133kb)

Indonesian

View the videos in Indonesian on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 84kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 93kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 87kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 87kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 101kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 97kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 92kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 89kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 99kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 99kb)

Kirundi

View the videos in Kirundi on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 89kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 97kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 95kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 95kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 108kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 111kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 105kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 108kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 112kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 113kb)

Korean

View the videos in Korean on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 142kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 149kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 151kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 161kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 176kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 179kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 168kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 182kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 178kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 179kb)

Mandarin

View the videos in Mandarin on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 142kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 160kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 167kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 161kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 198kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 195kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 222kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 183kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 244kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 180kb)

Nepalese

View the videos in Nepalese on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 118kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 121kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 120kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 121kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 157kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 152kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 122kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 168kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 175kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF, 174.5 KB)

Swahili

View the videos in Swahili on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 87kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 95kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 91kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 91kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 103kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 102kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 94kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 94kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 102kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 99kb)

Tamil

View the videos in Tamil on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 101kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 115kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 116kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 129kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 153kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 159kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 116kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 167kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 187kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 194kb)

Vietnamese

View the videos in Vietnamese on YouTube and/or download the video script from the table below.

Video

Script

Introduction to renting a property in NSW

Introduction to renting a property in NSW script (PDF size: 92kb)

Finding a place to rent

Finding a place to rent script (PDF size: 91kb)

Signing a lease and condition report

Signing a lease and condition report script (PDF size: 98kb)

Bonds and other costs

Bonds and other costs script (PDF size: 97kb)

Utilities

Utilities script (PDF size: 106kb)

Property repairs and maintenance

Property repairs and maintenance script (PDF size: 109kb)

Rent increases and sub-letting

Rent increases and sub-letting script (PDF size: 100kb)

Paying rent and falling behind

Paying rent and falling behind script (PDF size: 95kb)

Ending a lease and bond claims

Ending a lease and bond claims script (PDF size: 110kb)

Evictions and tenancy database

Evictions and tenancy database script (PDF size: 111kb)

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