Property Ownership

ACT Housing Fact Sheet: Neighbourhood Disputes (RTF, 920kB)

Community Services Directorate

Neighbourhood disputes usually involve neighbours who disagree over such things as noise, smoke, fences, trees, pets, relationships, property maintenance, etc. This fact sheet provides names and contact details of a number of agencies that have skills in resolving neighbourhood disputes.

ACT Land Titles Office

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra is responsible for registration of all land related transactions pertaining to the purchase and sale of land and properties in the ACT and maintaining the land titles register under the Land Titles Act 1925.

ACT Rates

ACT Revenue Office

ACT property owners pay rates to provide funding for a wide range of municipal and other essential services to the ACT community. Find information about land valuations, how rates are calculated and how to pay your rates here.

Affordable Housing

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

The Affordable Housing Action Plan includes initiatives to provide more affordable housing and rental accommodation for Canberrans. It focuses on home ownership, private rental, community and not-for-profit housing, public housing and supported accommodation (including emergency housing), affordable housing for older Canberrans and homelessness.

Asbestos Awareness

ACT Government

Asbestos Awareness website with information about asbestos and the new Government Laws. This site has been setup to help and inform people about the dangers of asbestos.

Home Buyer Assistance

ACT Revenue Office

The ACT Government offers a range of assistance to home buyers in the ACT.

Land and Leasing

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate is responsible for administration of land, the ACT leasehold system and leases within the ACT. Find information on the leasehold system and lease transfers in the ACT.

Land Rent

ACT Revenue Office

The Land Rent Scheme is part of the ACT Government's Affordable Housing Action Plan. The Land Rent Scheme gives a lessee the option of renting land through a land rent lease rather than purchasing the land to build a home.

Reality Check: A real estate guide for buyers and sellers in the ACT

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Sets out the rights and responsibilities of buyers and sellers in a residential real estate transaction in the ACT. Printed copies are available by contacting Access Canberra.

The Renting Book (PDF 622KB)

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

A guide to your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, property owner or real estate agent. Information booklet about the Residential Tenancies Act 1997.

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