A lessor may ask the court to terminate the agreement in the event of special circumstances. If the landlord and tenant get another agreement after one of them has filed an application, a new application form must be submitted to Fair Trading with the signatures of both parties. Otherwise, the first fee is paid after 14 days. The applicant to QCAT must be able to show how he or she would suffer undue hardship if the lease was not terminated. To terminate your lease in one of these ways, you must: Section 93 states that “the court may, at the request of a lessor, make a termination order if it is said that, in the particular circumstances of the case, the lessor would suffer unreasonable difficulties if the lease was not terminated.” If you are excluded from a property because of a judgment of violence within your family, you also have the right to ask the court to reduce the duration of your term and allow you to terminate the lease prematurely because of difficulties. The optional break clause applies if the break clause has not been removed from the lease agreement. The break fee to be paid is either: in case of difficulties, you can ask VCAT to end a temporary rent. They must provide proof of hardness – for example, bank statements, bank statements or evidence of health status. If VCAT passes the order to you, the owner/agent cannot charge you a rental fee unless VCAT orders that they can do so. A tenant may ask the court to terminate the lease for difficult reasons if the tenant has a fixed-term contract.

A tenant may request an urgent hearing, but must continue to pay the rent. See “lease transfer” and “contract break” at the end of this fact sheet. Landlords, brokers and tenants should, as far as possible, try to resolve disputes over the termination of a lease and reach an agreement between them. If a tenant wishes to move before the expiry of the life, they can sublet the property. You can also assign your lease to someone else. When a tenant sublet his property, he must nevertheless assume his responsibilities under the lease. End of periodic agreement (no specified reasons) – Landlords or brokers must notify tenants in writing if they wish to list them in a rental database. A QCAT judge will make a decision on excessive difficulties on the basis of individual circumstances. In addition, according to Section 93, the owner bears the burden of proof that there are particular circumstances and unreasonable difficulties. In this case, Mr. Tawadros and Ms.

Roufael did not fulfil this burden of proof, as they had little evidence of their attempts to find alternative housing, the cost of alternative housing and a medical opinion as to why Mr. Tawadros` elderly mother should isolate herself. If you fail to reach an agreement, the landlord/agent can ask the NSW Civil and Administrative Court to pay a certain amount as compensation.