The Rental Housing Tribunal


What is the Rental Housing Tribunal (RHT)?
RHT’s were established as a result of the Rental Housing Act

    Why were they formed?
    They were formed to help resolve disputes between landlords and tenants.

      What is the cost of using the Rental Housing Tribunal?
      Services rendered by the RHT are free and can be used by tenants, landlords and property agents.

        What can they do?
        The tribunals have the power to determine issues relating to.

      • non-payment of rentals.
      • failure to refund deposits.
      • overcrowding.
      • unacceptable living conditions.
      • harassment and intimidation.
      • lack of maintenance.
      • determination of fair rentals.
      • unlawful seizure of tenant’s belongings.
      • discrimination.
      • exploitive rentals.
      • illegal lock-out or illegal disconnections.

        • How to lodge a complaint:
          Complaints have to be lodged in person or by mail at relevant RHT offices which can be determined by looking online or by phoning
          0860 106 166
          011 355 4000
          012 483 5020
          Required documentation for lodging a complaint:

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