About the Tenants' Union

Tenants' Union Acknowledgement of Country

Who we are:

We are:

  • An independent, secular not-for-profit membership based cooperative under the Co-operatives (Adoption of National Law) Act 2012 (NSW)
  • A community legal centre specialising in NSW residential tenancies law and accredited by the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC)
  • The main resourcing body for Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Services (TAASs)

You can read our rules of incorporation here.

Our Vision

A society in which people in NSW can access safe, secure and affordable rental housing.

Our Mission

We aim to make a positive difference to the lives of residential tenants in NSW, and particularly tenants who are economically and socially disadvantaged.

    We work to promote the interests of:

    • Aboriginal tenants
    • Boarders, lodgers and other marginal tenants
    • Private tenants
    • Public housing tenants
    • Community housing tenants
    • Residential parks resident