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During a tenancy 

A guide for tenants

Once you have signed the lease, completed the condition report and settled into your new home, circumstances can change and you will need to know what to do and how to handle each situation.

This section contains the facts about common issues that may arise during your tenancy, and how you can deal with them:

Privacy when renting
Getting repairs done
Safety and security
Rent increases
Paying water charges
Falling behind with your rent
Asking to make an alteration
Sharing a rented home
Domestic violence in a rented property
Mortgagee re-possession
Natural disasters
Pests and vermin

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