Welcome to Tenancy WA

If you are a tenant and you need advice - our advice line is (08) 9221 0088 or for country callers 1800 621 888. You can also book your own appointment online under the Get Help Section, and you can read our fact sheets here too. 

Protecting the right to housing for all tenants through advocacy, advice and education

Tenancy WA helps people who rent their home to resolve their tenancy problems.

Our role is to advise, support and educate people so they are able to resolve any rental issues and better understand their rights and responsibilities as a tenant.

We are here to help you with your tenancy problem if you:

  • rent a private home;
  • live in public housing;
  • live in community housing;
  • rent a caravan or a unit in a residential park;
  • are boarding in a lodging house or a private home.

If you work in tenancy advice or community services anywhere in WA, we offer a range of support services especially designed to assist you to help your clients.

We also look for long term solutions for renters in WA by getting involved in law and policy reform.


 

Latest News
WA Peaks Call to Freeze Evictions from Public Housing

Homelessness and youth homelessness costs the public significantly more than public housing, and substantially more than a few thousand dollars in rent. Despite this fact, hundreds of households including those with children are routinely evicted to homelessness every year from public housing by the Department of Communities. According to statistics from the Department of Communities, most public housing evictions are for rent arrears, and not anti-social behaviour as sometimes claimed by Department staff in the media.

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Landlords & Commercial Tenants

Tenancy WA does not offer advice or support to landlords or commercial tenants.