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
Tenancy WA Advice Line Closure

The Tenancy WA Advice Line will be closed on Monday 24th April 2017 and Tuesday 25th April 2017.
We will re-open at 9:00am on Wednesday 26th April 2017.

If you need information during our closed period, please call the Department of Commerce Consumer Protection Information Line on 1300 13 62 37, 9am – 5pm weekdays.
Department of Commerce Consumer Protection Information Line will be closed on Tuesday 25th April 2017.

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Landlords & Commercial Tenants

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

  • If you are a residential landlord contact the Department of Commerce on 1300 30 40 54
  • If you are a commercial landlord or tenant contact the Small Business Development Corporation on 131 249