These resources are from Circle Green Community Legal

COVID-19 and renting – information for tenants

Information for tenants for after the emergency period ends

On this page, you will find resources to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as a tenant after the end of the emergency period.

Fact Sheets:

Rent Increases After the COVID-19 Emergency Period
This fact sheet contains general information about how rents can be increased after the emergency period.

The Residential Rent Relief Grant Scheme
This fact sheet explains how the residential rent relief grant scheme could benefit you.
For more information about the scheme and to apply for the grant go to Consumer Protection – Residential Rent Relief Grant Scheme

Termination by the Lessor
This fact sheet answers common questions to help you understand your rights if your lessor terminates your rental agreement.

Negotiating with your Lessor
This fact sheet contains general information about negotiating with your lessor. It includes information to help you prepare for the end of the emergency period.

Please note – these resources only contain general information.  They are not legal advice and should not be relied on as a substitute for legal advice.

For specific information from the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) on renting after the emergency period ends click here


General tenancy matters 

These resources are from the former Tenancy WA website. 

The links below are not intended to be comprehensive; nor legal advice.  These resources and links are intended to be for informational purposes only, and are not a substitute for independent professional advice. Before acting or relying on any content found on this website or links, you should seek legal or other professional advice for your particular circumstances from a community legal centre, or another lawyer.

Fact Sheets for tenants:
Information for tenants experiencing family and domestic violence:
Do you have more questions?  

Tenants may contact Circle Green Community Legal is you have a issue with your rental property via the 'Get Help' section of their website here