A rental bond is needed as security for the landlord of the property to ensure if the tenancy agreement is broken, they have access to money to make up for the damage, loss of rent, paying leftover bills etc.
- The bond helps to ensure there is money available to be used by the landlord to pay for damages, or loss of rent, even if the tenant can’t afford the costs at the end of the tenancy.
State or Territory Requirements
A rental bond or form of security is recommended by all states and territories for rental properties.
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