About the RTA


The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (PDF 1.6MB) (the Act) is the law for renting residential housing in Queensland.

The Act covers both tenants/residents and property managers/owners and providers renting houses, units, townhouses, rooming accommodation, caravans and houseboats.

The RTA administers this Act, with simplified information available on this website or by calling the Client Contact Centre on 1300 366 311.

You can download or order a copy of the Act from the Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel website.