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The Tenants' Union of NSW publishes two free newsletters for land lease community residents and advocates — Outasite and Outasite Lite. These contain useful articles and up-to-date information on a broad range of issues relating to land lease community living and the law.

 

Outasite is our print newsletter. It is published once per year and distributed via mail.

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Electricity pricing: are you being overcharged?

Tuesday, 6 September, 2016 - 12:51

Rod and Margaret

Electricity charges in land lease communities are a hot issue for home owners. Prices continue to rise and, when home owners purchase electricity from the operator, the charges are complex and difficult to understand. In this article we will explore the laws, regulations and the charges.

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Increasing site fees: you deserve an explanation

Wednesday, 13 July, 2016 - 15:55

Jock Plimmer from the Affiliated Residential Park Residents Association (APRA)Home owners in land lease communities understand that their site fees can increase and most are used to having an increase every year. Receiving a site fee increase might not come as surprise, but big or small, home owners want to know the basis for the increase. And for many homeowners it is now their right to receive an explanation from the operator.

When the Residential (Land Lease) Communities Act 2013 (the Act) came into force at the end of 2015 it introduced a number of changes to site fee increases. One of the positive changes for home owners is that operators are now required to provide an explanation for a site fee increase ‘by notice'.

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Park resident advocate announced local woman of the year

Thursday, 12 May, 2016 - 11:18

Residential park resident advocate Christina Steel was recently announced as Port Stephens ‘Local Woman of the Year’ by the Port Stephens MP Kate Washington.

Christina is the president of the Port Stephens Park Residents Association and a long term and valued member of the Tenants’ Union Residential Parks Forum.

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The Act: One Year On

November, 2016