Renting Matters: Extra - Residential Land Lease Communities following a disaster (March 2022)
This is an extra episode in our series called “Renting Matters” to give advice and information to people living in residential land lease communities who have experienced a disaster. This series is a joint project between the Tenants’ Union of New South Wales (“TU”) and Legal Aid NSW.
In this episode, “Residential Land Lease communities after a disaster”, Bridget from the Community Legal Education Branch speaks to Paul Smyth, Solicitor in Tenants’ Union of NSW residential land lease communities section.
Use the links below to find out more information about what we talked about in this episode.
Legal Aid NSW has a specialist Disaster Response Legal Service https://disasterhelp.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/You can call for help on 1800 801 529 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Disaster Recovery Centres:
Tenants’ Union of New South Wales tenants.org.au –
You can also enter your or your client’s postcode at the bottom of the pages of the Tenants’ Union website to find your closest local tenancy service.
Fact sheets for people living in Residential Land Lease Communities on the Tenants’ Union website:
Look for the green tile Land Lease Communities Noticeboard.
For tenants in RLLC:
About the Local Govt Act & Regulations
There is a Disaster Recovery Centre being established for people living in residential land lease communities on on the site of the old Cudgen Leagues Club.
Financial Rights Legal Centre
The Insurance Law Service provides advice and advocacy for consumers in financial stress.
Insurance Law Service: https://insurancelaw.org.au/
Music: Fata Morgana by Yemanjo
Editing by Yasmine Lewis from Legal Aid NSW
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